The #MeToo movement has taken the country by storm over the past several months. It seems like not a day go by that the movement isn’t in the news in some form or fashion. The music industry is one the biggest hit, with many executives and artists speaking out and coming forward with stories of sexual abuse. Desiree “Des” Perez is among a group of six female music executives that signed a letter written to the President of the Recording Academy, Neil Portnow, addressing their displeasure with his recent statement.
In a statement, Portnow, said that women in the music and entertainment industries need to step up their game if they expect to advance their careers. The statement was met with disdain by many in the industry, and many called for him to tender his resignation. The group of female executives, which included execs from Sony, Universal, Atlantic, and Epic Records, did not go that far but still condemned Portnow for his insensitive remarks. The group, which included Roc Nation’s Perez called Portnow on the carpet, expressing their willingness to sit down with him to solve the problem.
Des Perez is one of the most revered women in the music industry. She has been in the game for over 20 years, beginning by being one fo the most successful venue managers in New York City in the 1990s. She managed several successful night clubs and entertainment venues prior to being named as COO of Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s SC Enterprises. That role turned into him naming her as COO of the then-newly formed Roc Nation in 2009. She has excelled at her role as COO and has been solely responsible for several successful negotiations in the company’s history. She was named COO of the company’s music streaming service, TIDAL, in 2016. In January of 2017 she successful negotiated a huge deal with Sony for $200 million.
Matthew Autterson is a famous and successful entrepreneur. He is also recognized for his love for education. He studied at Michigan State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance. He was also enrolled at the University of Denver to pursue Graduate Tax Program. His vast knowledge and skills led to his appointment to serve at First Trust Corporation. He left the company after making a lot of successful contribution in 1982. The able leadership and experience enabled him to be successful in leading many companies to realize their objectives and goals.
Matthew Autterson co-founded the Colorado State trust company from a small business group he had started. Colorado State trust company is a part of Integrated Resources Inc.In 1986, the executive directors of Resources Trust Company appointed him to the position of the president of the company. The company was later purchased by Broad Inc. in 1989. Autterson is now serving at CNS Bioscience International as the Chief Executive Officer. CNS Bioscience International was started by Scott in the year 2013.The company deals with stage-drug development processes.It focuses on providing solutions to clinical problems such as neuropathic pain. The skills and commitment of Matthew Autterson has led him to acquire a lot of wealth which includes private asset and estate management
Many financial institutions recognize him for the changes that he brought in the institutions. He was elected as the president of state charted financial firm due to his abilities in leadership. The firm is one of the largest financial institutions in the country. The Colorado’s business community also recognize and admire his competence in bringing transformations. His guidance is of great importance to the director,s of Falci Adaptive Biosystems where he is serving. The operational skills that he acquired at Denver Zoological Foundation have enabled him to guide FAB to focus on philanthropy activities. He served at Denver Hospice as the chairperson of the Board of Directors.
The growth of his business investment is attributed to the vast wisdom and experience he has acquired in life. He was involved in founding the Resource Trust Company. The members of the company appointed him to the position of the president. The firm specializes in providing retirement property services. The custodian assets and deposits were $20 and $10 billion respectively while Matthew was the president. The company has 700 employees. He started estate and tax development and the business grown in its operations.