Full Name
John Thompson
Job Title
Distiller Music Group
Speaker Bio
Whilst managing tours for bands and artists on world-wide tours John completed an Honours Degree in Event Management through Leeds Metropolitan University, gaining a 2:1 classification. In 2014 John began working at Distiller Records as their Head of Touring and Security, creating a sub-division of the label called ‘Distiller Live’ that services all of the live and touring requirements of the labels roster. Again, his organisational and management skills saw John promoted to Operations Director in 2015 and then on to his current position as CEO in January 2018. John is still actively tour managing and goes out on the road with The Ramona Flowers having successfully brokered license deals for the band in Japan with Warner and in Italy with universal. After a recent trip to China John is currently working on breaking the band in that market.
John Thompson