Keynote Q&A with Khady Thiam Gueye – A Unique Global Perspective
18:00 - 18:45
Melkweg (M5 Panel Room) | Lijnbaansgracht 234A, Amsterdam
Khady Thiam Gueye has seen the world of music from many angles. She is COO of KonLive, the company founded by her brother, Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist, producer, entrepreneur and philantropist Akon - one of the most influential voices in the world of music in the 21st century. She is also CEO and founder of boutique consulting firm TMI Worldwide, helping artists, labels, corporate brands and non-profits to build awareness and maximize their potential.
In this talk Khady Thiam Gueye will discuss her unique global perspective on our industry and its untapped worldwide potential, based on her exciting international work history, including being the global liaison for Akon and working on projects with other global super stars like Pitbull and David Guetta. She traveled the world as Akon’s executive assistant, helping him deal with his many international business and social engagements, and connected the music industry and major international brands in mutually beneficial deals.
Khady Thiam Gueye was also the project manager for inspiring solar energy project Akon Lightning Africa, and is a strong advocate for artists and entertainers to develop their platform into something sustainable enough to not just benefit their own future, but also their family’s legacy and the world as a whole. In her work she challenges and motivates both artists and industry to look at the amazing potential of a long-term, truly international and sustainable approach.
Khady Thiam Gueye (US)
Founder of TMI Worldwide (a boutique consulting firm), COO for KonLive, LLC and CBO (Chief Brand Officer) for Bu Vision Entertainment
Moderator: Eva Cleven (NL)