People

Andrew Zicklin

CEO

Andrew Zicklin has spent a lifetime loving and promoting new music. He was a leading light of the San Francisco punk scene from 1981 thru 1989, working at the Chatterbox, DNA Lounge, Paradise Lounge, Wolfgangs and other Bill Graham venues. He also worked at KUSF and KQAK radio. Going on to work as a therapist and private equity investor, Andy has now returned to his first love, heading up the US operation from his base in Denver CO, where he also hosts a regular music show on KGNU.

Bill Hein

Chairman

Bill Hein co-founded Enigma Records, one of the leading Indie labels of the ‘80s, where he first released albums by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Poison, Smithereens, and Mötley Crüe among many others. He has run Major and Indie record labels including Live Nation Artists, Rykodisc, and Astralwerks/Caroline (EMI), and has a long track record as an innovator in digital media. Bill has discovered and promoted hundreds of great artists in his forty years in music. He is based in Colorado.

Paul Campbell

Founder

Paul Campbell is a prize-winning British entrepreneur and professional musician. He started his working life at the BBC, where he was the youngest-ever producer, after graduating from Oxford University. He went on to establish one of the first multi-platform production companies making TV, radio and interactive content, before starting Amazing in 2007. Classically-trained, he has played drums professionally since the age of eleven. He lives in England & New York.

Diane Perini

Executive Producer, CMJ

Diane Perini (Executive Producer, CMJ Music Marathon) specializes in creating national music events and festivals. Starting in the CA punk rock clubs, she moved to Seattle where she worked for Sub Pop Records, booked venues, and played in bands. Moving to New York City, she founded the Siren Music Festival in Coney Island and booked CMJ. She then worked at MTV’s touring and events department and was a Talent Buyer for Noise Pop Industries in SF. She produced the CMJ Music Marathon in 2015 and is delighted to be back to relaunch it, as a cross-platform live and digital brand.