ASCEND4M; INDUSTRY AUTHORITY AND STATE-OF-THE-ART AGENCY AND LABEL THAT TREATS clients AS PARTNERS, SPECIALIZING IN MUSIC, MEDIA, MARKETING & MANAGEMENT
New york | lOS ANGELES
Delivering artists-friendly direction and global strategy in a collaborative environment backed by a distinguished, growth-driven team
Providing innovative global oversight via breakthrough, omnichannel marketing campaigns including strategic marketing, social media, streaming, publicity, promotion, video commissioning, licensing & branding partnerships, content creation, and catalog stewardship
Building brand awareness and leadership spanning all mediums including pitching deals/expanding client-based IP and white glove campaign execution, curated content creation, and optimal tech and media strategies for artists, rights owners, strategic partners and investors
FULL SCALE DAY-TO-DAY TALENT MANAGEMENT OVERSEEING ALL REVENUE GENERATING CAPACITIES INCLUDING RELEASE PLANS, LABEL AND COMMERCE RELATIONSHIPS, TOURING, DISTRIBUTION, BRANDING AND MEDIA PARTERNSHIPS, PLAYLISTING, MERCH & SYNC LICENSING ENCOMPASSING FILM, MUSIC, TV, SPORTS, PODCASTS, AND DIGITAL CULTURE
Led by annually recognized, award-winning entertainment industry leader Joel Klaiman, previously a senior executive at Columbia Records, Republic Records, Epic Records and HITCO Entertainment, Ascend brings innovative strategic guidance and undeniable results.
OVER THE COURSE OF KLAIMAN’S CAREER, HE HAS ACHIEVED RECORD BREAKING CREATIVE AND FINANCIAL MILESTONES WITH A DIVERSE ARRAY OF ARTISTS, INCLUDING ADELE, BEYONCE, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, DAVID BOWIE, HARRY STYLES, THE CHAINSMOKERS, PHARRELL, JOHN LEGEND, DRAKE, NICKI MINAJ, LIL WAYNE, AND MORE. HE IS CREDITED WITH CREATING MULTIPLE GROUNDBREAKING PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGNS THAT RESULTED IN THE CROSSOVER SUCCESS OF SEMINAL ARTISTS SUCH AS TAYLOR SWIFT, AMY WINEHOUSE, DAFT PUNK, AND OTHERS.