Byron Burke Beatport

Biography

I’ve worked in the music industry for over twenty years, serving as the Co-Executive Vice President of the music division for Prelude Music & Film Works that released the 1998 motion picture for New Line Cinema, ” Lost In Space.

Note: Lost in Space was the movie that removed “The Titanic” from its 1# position in April 1998.

I was one of the creative force behind Ten City – an early 1990’s dance group leading to global sales of 1.2 million records. I co-wrote and produced Foundation and State Of Mind for Atlantic Records, one album entitled, No House Big Enough for East/West Records, and one album entitled, That Was Then, This Is Now for Columbia Records. The records spawned ten Top 20 Billboard Magazine dance songs, five Top 10 Billboard Magazine Sales Chart Singles, ten Top U.K. Pop Chart Singles, a Gold Album from South Africa and a Silver Album from the U.K. that received international acclaim on four continents.

After the success of Ten City, Byron relocated to Würzburg, Germany in 1995 to create and develop start up operations for DJ bookings, recordings and music publishing at Caus-N-ffct, including the first Marlboro DJ Academy in 1996 with the top American DJ’s & Recording Artist such as Masters At Work, Farley “Jack Master Funk”, Benji Canderlario,Danny Tenaglia, Armand Van Helden, Barbara Tucker, Kim English& Roger Sanchez throughout Germany.

Today, I leads BB Media Global Group, leveraging my experience to help clients get closer to the new concepts and ideas that are helping businesses drive new customers and see longer term growth and revenue. I attended Stanford University – Palo Alto, CA, studying development, research, marketing and management of start-up businesses and raising venture & angel funding under the direction of Doug Kelly, MD of Alloy Ventures – Palo Alto, CA.

Business Development Ventures

The House Music Channel