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Former record label exec Troy Carter signs with UTYA

Carol Ozemhoya | OW Contributor | 2/8/2019, 12:27 p.m.
Music executive and entrepreneur Troy Carter has signed with...
Troy Carter

Music executive and entrepreneur Troy Carter has signed with UTYA in all areas. The agency will assist Carter in developing “innovative ventures in verticals including film, TV and theater,” according to an announcement. Carter most recently served as global head of creator services at Spotify. He also advises the Prince estate on matters concerning the artist’s intellectual property.

Carter currently boasts several projects in development at Netflix, Universal Pictures and Apple. He’s also an investor with more than 80 holdings in such companies as Uber, Dropbox, Lyft, Spotify, Slack, Warby Parker, Gimlet Media, the Skimm, among others. Carter founded Atom Factory in 2007. The management company went on to represent Lady Gaga, John Legend, Eve, Nelly, Meghan Trainor and Priyanka Chopra, among others.

"Troy Cart has achieved success in everything he’s done,” said UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer. “He’s not only one of today’s most innovative, self-made leaders in music and tech, he’s broken ground as a creator, an executive and investor. His unique vision for the future will touch every area of UTA and we look forward to exploring new avenues of business with him.”