Music Industry Vets Scooter Braun, Troy Carter and Guy Oseary: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

Three music managers to some of today’s top pop talent talk about how playing nice with the tech industry isn’t just a good idea — it’s a must.

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Founder, Chairman and CEO
Atom Factory

Troy Carter has established the careers of numerous recording artists, including Lady Gaga, whom you might have heard of. The founder, chairman and CEO of Atom Factory, Carter began his career in Philadelphia, working for Will Smith and James Lassiter’s Overbrook Entertainment, and in 1995 joined Bad Boy Entertainment, where he worked with such artists as Notorious B.I.G. Later, he formed the boutique talent management company Erving Wonder. He recently co-founded The Backplane, a Silicon Valley-based startup that allows celebrities and brands to connect with fans. He has also created A\IDEA, a product development and branding agency, and AF Square, an angel fund and technology consultancy, and is an active investor in tech.

Posts With Troy Carter

News Byte

Yahoo Acquires — And Will Shut Down — Social Advertising Startup Bread

Yahoo is adding six employees to its advertising staff via an acquisition, buying social advertising company Bread, the startup’s CEO Alan Chan announced in a blog post on Friday. Bread makes a URL shortener that displays an ad between the time that someone clicks on the shortened link and when they are taken to the related website. Chan, whose startup had raised $3.5 million from a group of investors including Lady Gaga manager and angel investor Troy Carter, said Bread would stop selling its products.

The KatieCam Collection

In a series of fast and fun interviews, Katie Boehret got D11 headliners talking about all sorts of non-digital things.
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KatieCam: Troy Carter Dishes on the Best Cheesesteak in Philly

Gino’s or Pat’s?
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Music Industry Vets Scooter Braun, Troy Carter and Guy Oseary: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

Three music managers to some of today’s top pop talent talk about how playing nice with the tech industry isn’t just a good idea — it’s a must.
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D11: Welcome to the Post-PC World, for Real This Time

The PC has peaked, the focus has shifted to mobile devices, software and services, and we have a lineup of major players to talk about the implications of this inflection point.
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More D11 Speakers: Meet the Managers of Bieber (Braun), Gaga (Carter) and Madonna (Oseary)

They make the songs that make the whole world tweet.
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Troy Carter Loves Stars Crossing Media (Video)

At D: Dive Into Mobile, Carter described the evolution of the music industry as a continuing power shift from labels to artists to fans.
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Google, Firefox and the Fastest-Growing Phone Company in China — What You Missed at Dive Into Mobile Yesterday

A quick catch-up guide to the first day of our global mobile conference.
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Why Lady Gaga Isn’t Ditching the CD (Video)

Hint: She likes to sell albums. Gaga manager Troy Carter explains at D: Dive into Media.
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