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Over the last decade, I have organized, curated and produced events across the worlds of music, food, tech, media, design and culture.

I started out with a life in music, first as a performer and then as an artist manager, helping to produce hundreds of concerts globally while managing world-renowned jazz artists for 10 years.

In 2009, I moved more into the food and beverage world when I co-founded The Noble Rot, an underground supper club in NYC dubbed “a new form of clandestine drinking” by TastingTable, and building a loyal community.

Many know of my bartending skills, which developed out of friendships with the Milk & Honey family, who showed me the beauty of craft cocktails. I’ve incorporated them into my events ever since and have also written over 130 articles for FoodRepublic since 2012.

In recent years, I have moved toward curation of tech, media and ideas-driven events. I led all of the on-stage content for the Social Media Week for several years, then joining Creative Mornings to launch a new series for creative events for the design community and work on partnerships. More recently, I’ve curated speakers for WIRED Brand Lab and am working with my good friend Adam Aleksander on experiential events.

I live in Brooklyn with my wife Jessica. I still play the drums and have taken up painting to add color to the walls. Periodically, I will tweet and post on Instagram, but prefer in-person interaction.