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Tomas Cookman

Nacional Records/Industria Works
Los Angeles, CA, USA
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. Named a “Billboard Latin Power Player" and a "Billboard Indie 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. He went on to start Nacional Records - one of the leading Latin independent labels in the world (with over 80 Latin Grammy and Grammy wins and nominations). Nacional’s one stop synch department includes uses in campaigns for Dodge, Verizon, McDonalds, Target, Kia, T-Mobile and many film, TV and video game placements. Cookman founded the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), the largest Latin music conference in the US. It is geared toward the marketing of cutting-edge, Latin music and culture, now in its 19th 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. Tomas is a strong supporter of the next generation of entertainment professionals and brings a “rising tide lifts all boats" perspective to business.