Previous Music Specialists
Sabbas Joseph brings on strategic inputs and communication expertise, stemming from his years of being a journalist before starting Wizcraft. He has been actively involved with media from the beginning of his career. Wiz Sabbas Joseph has spearheaded and managed several mega corporate events for the company, as well as lending his strategic foresight for some of the company’s biggest brand launches and corporate events. Wiz Sabbas heads the Sales and Marketing Team as well as the Corporate and Brand Activation business. He is also a faculty member and guest lecturer at leading communication institutes and an active member of the entertainment committees of CII, FICCI and Event Management Association (EEMA) of India. He was elected as president of EEMA at EEMAGINE 2014, EEMA’s Annual Convention.
Atul Churamani joined the Indian music industry in 1987 and has worked with music labels like CBS Gramophone Records and Tapes (I) Ltd., Magnasound India Ltd, Virgin Records and Saregama India Ltd. He has held several portfolios at these labels from International Music Manager to A&R and Marketing Director. He has been closely associated with the development of the Indian pop music scene and the establishing of the digital and music publishing businesses for the industry. He has been on the board of the Indian Performing Rights Society and the Phonographic Performance Ltd. After a stint with VAS company Onmobile Global Limited, Atul is now Managing Director of Turnkey Music & Publishing Pvt. Ltd., a company he founded, that helps independent artistes publish and self release music and curates the folk / fusion music festival ‘Paddy Fields’.
With over four decades of progressive experience in all aspects of music, product development, licensing, sales, promotion and distribution for national and international market, he has worked with labels like Ariola, Arista, Capital, EMI America, Fantasy, Island, K-Tel, Mercury, Sony, Stax and Warner Bros. Currently he owns and manages Global Soul Group, a multi-tiered organization offering global digital distribution, publishing, administration, royalty collection and consultation. ALLEN JOHNSTON is aptly called THE MUSIC SPECIALIST