Ryan Chisholm and Abe Burns

Ryan Chisholm - Nettwerk Music Group, Manager / A&R (@ryanchisholm)

Ryan Chisholm is an artist manager at Nettwerk Music Group. Prior to Nettwerk, Ryan worked at Bill Silva Management, where he (along with co-manager Tom Gates) discovered and developed Christina Perri, who has gone on to sell over 850,000 albums and 10,000,000 singles worldwide.   With BSM, the pair also signed and managed indie-folk favorites Good Old War, whose rousing live shows have made them one of the most talked about touring bands in America. In early 2013, Ryan signed indie/pop artist, Madi Diaz, who is currently working on a new album slated to be released at the end of the year.

In 2011, Ryan (along with Rahim Sonawalla and Abe Burns) co-founded, Hollywood Hack Day, which is a two-day event that brings together the top developers and designers in Southern California to create the next generation of entertainment based web and mobile applications.

Ryan was also named as one of Billboard’s 30 under 30 “Young Execs You Need To Watch” and one of IQ Magazine’s top 10 “New Bosses” in 2011.

 

Abe Burns - Digital Operations, Guy Oseary (@abeburns)

No two days are alike for Abe Burns, 28, who runs digital operations for the digital ventures and management company of Guy Oseary. For starters, Burns works with the Oseary client roster that includes Madonna and baseball player Alex Rodriguez. In addition, he works with SocialCam, currently the #1 app on Facebook and Tinychat, a multi-video live streaming startup that connects artists and fans. Used by acts like Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, and Bruno Mars, Tinychat has grown to more than 20 million users. Prior to this, Abe worked at Frontline Management, Variety Magazine and SONY Music Entertainment. In 2011, Abe was named one of Billboard's 30 under 30.