Tomas Cookman is the founder and CEO of Industria Works, a multi-platform company that specializes in expanding the reach of Latin music and culture on a global level with offices in Los Angeles, Mexico City and Madrid and presence in New York, London and Barcelona. Named a “Billboard Indie Power Player” and a “Billboard Latin Power Player” , the Nuyorican- born, Los Angeles-based entrepreneur first established himself as an artist manager, guiding the careers of many notable artists to international success and went on to start Nacional Records - a leading Latin independent label (with over 100 Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY wins and nominations). Nacional's synch department includes numerous uses in campaigns for companies such as Dodge, Verizon, Nike, Target, Kia, Starbucks and in many films, video games and TV. Cookman founded the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), geared toward the marketing of cutting-edge, Latin music and culture. It is the largest Latin music conference in the US. It is now in its 21st year. Cookman also founded Supersonico, a multi-stage, multi-artist music and arts festival in Los Angeles and has created weekly shows on MTV tr3s and SiriusXM.
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