I was born in soviet Ukraine, raised in south Brooklyn, and currently live in New York City.
My first job in music was assistant + tour manger for the legendary Art Garfunkel! The next big milestone was when I started Hit Me Music—a management, label, and licensing company. It led me to becoming a college professor at NYU, where I taught music business, ran the high school programs, and mentored student entrepreneurs at Clive Davis Institute.
I left NYU to focus on artist management and music rights advocacy.