George Howard is an Associate Professor of Management at Berklee College of Music.
Additionally, Mr. Howard is the COO of Norton, LLC, the parent company of Wolfgang's Vault, Daytrotter, Concert Vault, and Paste Magazine. Mr. Howard managed the Grammy and Oscar winning singer/songwriter, Carly Simon, and advised Grammy and Emmy winning composer, Mark Isham.
Via his consulting firm, Mr. Howard has advised companies from the Fortune 500 (CVS/pharmacy), the Ivy League (Brown University), and the not-for-profit sector (Easter Seals) on strategy and technology.
Mr. Howard was one of the original founders of TuneCore (currently the world's largest distributor of music), and was the president of Rykodisc, which, at the time, was the world's largest independent label. Mr. Howard holds an MBA, a MA, and a JD (law degree). He lives with his wife and two children in Marblehead, MA, and Martha's Vineyard.
George has written a number of books on the music industry, including Getting Signed! An Insider's Guide to the Record Industry (Berklee Press) and Music Publishing 101 (Berklee Press).