Paul Adams (New Community Management): Mentor


Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in management, songwriting, production (recording/mixing/mastering), publishing, and A&R.

Starting his career as a promoter in his native Manchester, Paul relocated to London to work as an agent before moving into artist & producer mgmt and enjoying hits with artists as diverse as Radiohead and Notorious BIG. A move to NY followed which saw Paul continue to manage producers, writers, mixers & artists, including Duran Duran for whom Paul oversaw 3 album & world tour campaigns. The hits keep coming for his clients with artists like Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, John Legend and many others.

You can see Paul’s full bio on his speaker page.

Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced