Creative Executive. Connector. International Strategy. RockNRoll GrownUp. Parisian Dreamer. Photographer. Book Lover. Rynda is currently managing all International Strategy for AF83 (Paris/San Francisco), Bearstech (Paris) and Hackable:Devices (Paris).She is involved in coordinating and participating in numerous events and panels including: French by South West, Twestival, Social Media Club, TedxSoma, Musi2K, Digital LA, Girls In Tech and FAIRfund. She also is developing a socially conscious marketing and consulting agency which is a manifestation of her deep-seated devotion to the environment and sustainability. Background:Rynda grew up in southern California where she was influenced by the sun and the Sunset Strip. Entering in the music business at an early age, Rynda helped to promote local shows and went on to work in A&R for numerous major record labels. At Charisma/Virgin, Giant/Warner Bros and Flip/Geffen, she helped to facilitate numerous recordings for new and multi-platinum artists. She also spent time in Artist Management, where she helped develop a number of Grammy-winning artists, and championed some of her favorite local bands. She also worked on various Soundtracks. Integrating her music background into the Children's Entertainment segment, Rynda spent eight years working for Sony Wonder (a division of Sony/BMG). There she helped create animated projects as project manager, voice casting and as music supervisor for Generation O! an animated series on the Kids WB. Rynda served as A&R and liaison for all Sesame Street albums and special DVD features and was the Executive Producer of Songs From The Street: Sesame Street's 35th Anniversary 4 disc box set. She conceptualized and executive produced a star-studded family record titled Sing A Song With Six Strings. In addition, she created an entry for a new genre of kids record with the first release of Bedtime with The Beatles featuring Jason Falkner. This genre of taking adult-oriented songs and creating lullaby versions went on to become a very successful venture for many companies. Rynda moved into the theatrical interactive marketing space in 2006, serving first as Strategic Director and then as Vice President of Operations for Jetset Studios, a creative marketing agency specializing in digital campaigns for the Hollywood film industry. At Jetset Studios, Rynda optimized internal operations, managed company public relations and maintained and developed new and existing client relationships. The company had its most successful year in 2008 with over 100 Film, TV and DVD campaigns. In 2009, Rynda was Vice President of Operations/Client Services for Kerosene Creative, a boutique-sized creative services agency working with global brands, gaming companies and Hollywood studios.Rynda is currently managing all International Strategy for AF83 (Paris/San Francisco), Bearstech (Paris) and Hackable:Devices (Paris).She is involved in coordinating and participating in numerous events - working with Twestival, TedxSoma, Social Media Club, French by South West, Musi2K, Digital LA, Girls In Tech and FAIRfund. She also is developing a socially conscious marketing and consulting agency which is a manifestation of her deep-seated devotion to the environment and sustainability.
Sep 2006 - Dec 2009
Jetset Studios ~ Vice President of Operations ~ Jetset Studios, is a creative marketing agency specializing in digital campaigns for the Hollywood film industry. Rynda optimized internal operations, managed company public relations and maintained and developed new and existing client relationships. The company had its most successful year in 2008 with over 100 Film, TV and DVD campaigns.
Kerosene Creative ~ Vice President Operations & Client Services ~ Kerosene Creative is a boutique-sized creative services agency working with global brands, gaming companies and Hollywood studios.
NBC - Lionsgate - Miramax - Sony Pictures - Fox Searchlight - Focus Features -The Lippin Group - Morpheus Media - Gold n Fish Marketing - Summit Entertainment -Walt Disney Motion Pictures - Paramount and Home Entertainment - 20th Century Fox and Home Entertainment - Universal Pictures and Home Entertainment - Warner Brothers Theatrical and Home Entertainment
Jan 1990 - Jan 2006
Sony Wonder a div. of Sony Music Ent. ~ Associate Director A&R ~ Conceptualizing & developing family audio & visual properties.
Flip Records a div. of Geffen Records ~A&R ~ Scouted talent and coordinated album productions.
Giant Records, a div of Warner Bros. Records ~ A&R ~ Scouted talent and coordinated album productions.
MCA Music Pub. ~ Film & TV Licensing Coordinator ~ issued mechanical & sync licenses
Mind Your Music ~ Reality Bites Soundtrack /Music Supervision Coordinator.
Dream Street Management ~ Assistant Manager ~ Worked with Grammy Winning music artists, Record Producers and Music Supervision
Charisma Records, a div. of Virgin Records ~ A&R Assistant ~ Scouted talent and coordinated album productions.
Sing A Song With Six Strings ~ Compilation Producer, Concept and A&R
Bedtime With The Beatles ~ Jason Falkner ~ Concept and A&R Sesame Street Songs From The Street: 35 Years of Music 3 Cd Box Set ~ Compilation Producer Sesame Street (Elmo and The Orchestra, Kids Fav. Songs 2, Happy Birthday, Grover) ~ A&R Muppets From Space ~ Soundtrack Music Supervisor WB! Animated Series GENERATION O!, Featuring Letters To Cleo ~ Music Supervisor Celebrtity Voice Casting & DVD Extra's Co-producer
Music Business Mentors/Employers:
Jeff Ayeroff, Jordan Harris, Phil Quartataro, Becky Mancuso-Winding, David Pierce, Irving Azoff, Howard Benson, Jeff Aldrich, Eddie Kramer
Artists Rynda has worked with over the years (in various capacities including photography):
Alice In Chains, Fiona Apple, Audioslave, B-52's, Bang Tango, Ginger Baker, BB King, Ryan Bingham, The Black Crowes, Blind Melon, David Bowie, Burning Tree, Cadillac Tramps, George Clinton, Curve, Dean DeLeo, Devil Doll, Steve Earle, Enigma, Jason Falkner, Marc Ford, Peter Frampton, G Love & Special Sauce, Green Apple Quckstep, Guns N Roses, Gypsy Kings, Kay Hanley, Hole, John Lee Hooker, Hiroshima, Ice-T, Jellyfish, Dave Kahan, Kid Rock, The Kinsey Report, Lemmy, Letters To Cleo, Limp Bizcuit, Lit, Lords of the New Church, Matchbox Twenty, Mavis Staples, Natalie Merchant, Anna Nalick, Teddy Pendergrass, Iggy Pop, Maxi Priest, Psychedelic Furs, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vernon Reid, Replacements, Keith Richards, Right Said Fred, Santana, Seed, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Slash, Smashing Pumpkins, Spin Doctors, Danny Tate, Toledo Show, Johnny Thunders, TSOL, Johnny Winter, Barry White, X