If you’re a dedicated, determined, and ambitious woman looking to have a successful career, then you likely pay attention to a lot of the other women leaders in the world. After all, there never seems to be enough of them. One of those leaders that you should your attention on is Roc Nation’s Desiree Perez. She’s the COO at Roc Nation and has been here for a decade. Before that, even, she was part of a smaller business that was no less successful. The music industry can be one of the toughest places to find success as a woman. For those who want to make a successful career for themselves, you need to develop and this key leadership skill as demonstrated by Desiree Perez.
At her very heart, Desiree Perez has been able to have an almost uncanny ability to innovate. She sees something that could be improved and she devotes her full attention to seeing that become a reality. New artists, new partnerships, new services are all aspects that she considers in order to keep making Roc Nation relevant to its listeners and fans. With innovation comes success.
Clayton Hutson is a sound engineer and project manager who works in the music industry. With considerable experience working with renowned music artists, Hutson became an entrepreneur who created his own live entertainment production venture. This firm produces, manages and designs concerts. He has worked with popular artists, including Pink, Guns’n’Roses, Garbage and Kid Rock.
Hutson prides himself on ensuring his work is precise and organized. This prevents errors from occurring during shows. These efforts are important because it reduces the chance of injury during a show and helps the performers satisfy their fans. Hutson keeps lists of tasks to complete, including minor details that may seem inconsequential to some. This sometimes requires significant time for Hutson, but he recognizes that even a small error could have serious consequences.
Because the success of the concert is largely dependent on the satisfaction of fans, Hutson strives to keep himself informed about the latest technological advancements in the music industry. By doing this, he is able to arrange for entertaining shows, with satisfying visual and audio enhancements. This includes the use of mobile lights, video screens and walls, stunts and other forms of art. This sometimes requires putting in extra time, which Hutson recognizes is essential to his success in the industry.
To keep shows entertaining and interesting, Hutson pays careful attention to design and measurements. His engineering background is especially useful in this regard, as he knows how to utilize CAD design programs to assist in planning the proper dimensions for audio and visual equipment. Through trial and error, he has found what works and what does not in stage shows.
Many of Hutson’s client relationships were the result of referrals from other artists who worked with him. Hutson recognizes the importance of maintaining a good reputation in the industry to allow his business to be successful. He enjoys working with performers who are involved in their shows and explore cutting-edge forms of entertainment.