The Billboard list of the top Women in Music for 2017 was recently announced. The list included women executives, deal makers, talent searchers, contract negotiators, and much more in the music industry in which they are sustaining at the fore front of in that sector of the entertainment field. The Executive of the Year award went to Julie Greenwald, who is the chairmen and COO of Atlantic Records. She earned this prestigious award for leading Atlantic Records to experience a two year growth spurt. Some of the other recipients were Jennifer Baltimore with University Music Group, Nikki Farag who is the Senior VP of Promotions at Def Jam records, and Desiree Perez, the Chief Operations Officer of Roc Nation.
Desiree Perez has been a very close associate of one of the most famous rappers of today, Jay Z, and has been for more than twenty years. Desiree is a fierce, and tough negotiator that no one would compete with. She was influential in the Formation stadium with Beyonce, and also was instrumental in the Rihanna Samsung deal. Desiree runs the operations of Roc Nation, its’ management, publishing, and labeling operations. She is indeed a phenomenal woman that has taken a business by the boot straps and helped it grow immensely.
Desiree is very strong willed when it comes to the success of the talented artists that she works with. She is definitely no push over, and she is a great source of inspiration to the artists along with their businesses. She has been in this business for a long period of time, and knows all of the strings and ropes of the industry. She has not concluded her work with the artists Beyonce, and Rhianna. She is sure to bring further success and growth to them, as well as the man himself, Jay Z.