What’s Next: an interesting conversation between a young professional at the beginning of his / her career and a more seasoned professional in the same work field. On what were their first career steps, initial struggles, errors and first successes, the (rapid) change of the industry, what they’ve learned along the way, the biggest fuckups etc. and how to have a sustainable career. This session has a main focus on the agency side of the industry.
Jelmer is the founder of Run The Trap events and also has his own booking agency and artist management company. Next to this Jelmer is the founder of Simpleboek, an independent booking platform for the live music and entertainment industry. Jelmer has previously worked at Dim Mak Records, ID&T and Spinnin' Records.
Patricia Altisent is the Founder and CEO of Transmat Agency. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Transmat manages leading global artists such as Derrick May, MOLECULE and IVA. Patricia has a degree in Journalism and Social Communication from the University of Fribourg and is fluent in 6 languages. In the year 2000, she got started in the entertainment industry by founding one of the top event agencies in Switzerland. In 2011 she started working with Derrick May and specializing in the electronic music industry. Patricia has built on her wealth of practical experience, consulting industry leaders on strategic projects related to artist compensation, branding, communication and revenue drivers.