MMT Speaker Series
During his time at Universal, Evan has signed or worked with such artist-songwriters as Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Prince, Imagine Dragons, Carly Rae Jepsen, Mariah Carey, Childish Gambino, Craig David, Neil Diamond, Diane Warren, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Randy Newman and Gloria & Emilio Estefan. He sits on the Board of Directors of The Songwriters Hall of Fame as well as the Board of the Pepperdine University Institute of Entertainment, Media & Culture.
Mr. Marc Cimino has been Chief Operating Officer at Universal Music Publishing Group, Inc. since January 14, 2015. Mr. Cimino focuses on UMPG's global business strategy, including playing a key role in guiding public policy and business development. He served as Executive Vice President & Head of Business & Legal Affairs at Warner Bros. Records and was a member of its core executive team. In his ten years at Warner Bros. Records, he rose from Vice President to Executive Vice President, heading up the Business and Legal Affairs and A&R Administration departments, and playing an integral part of its strategy in both traditional and new business initiatives. As part of his role at Warner Bros. Records, he participated in its government affairs initiatives and spearheaded the structuring and negotiation of agreements with the label's major recording artists. Prior to Warner Bros. Records, from 1998 to 2004, he held business affairs and business development roles at Sony Music Entertainment.