Jury

Aaron Simon

Global Vice President, Talent & Entertainment Relations

HARMAN International

MARINA DEL REY, USA // After 20 years of executive leadership roles at various major labels; including Jive Records, Virgin Records, Hollywood Records, etc., Aaron Simon brought his vast industry expertise to HARMAN, a Fortune 500 leader in audio; including the mega-brand JBL, where he launched the Talent & Entertainment relations divisions in 2010.

At that time he forged relationships with Sir Paul McCartney, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon 5, Snoop Dog, Demi Lovato, Elton John, Sting, Tim McGraw, Quincy Jones, Tiesto, Pitbull, KISS, GRAMMYS, Coachella, SXSW, Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame, and countless others.

Aaron Simon was featured in Billboard's 2015 Top 40 Under 40 Power Players; as well as Billboard's 2016 Top Branding/Marketing Power Players list. He also serves on the west coast board for TJ Martell foundation. Simon’s expertise is offered to various publication interviews, including Forbes, Rolling Stone, etc. Aaron is a born & raised New Yorker, who now resides in Marina Del Rey, CA.