Tom Truitt serves as a Partner and is the head of the Entertainment practice at Buffkin-Baker in its Nashville office. He focuses on senior level executive placements in all areas of entertainment companies with emphasis on music, technology, gaming, eSports and related enterprises. In this role, Tom brings 22 years of executive recruitment experience and relationships throughout the world.
Previously, Tom founded and ran his own boutique search firm called MusicRowSearch. As well, Tom launched and runs the very successful event series called WHO KNEW. This is a bi-monthly networking event that draws over 500 people to hear highly accomplished entertainment industry executives sharing their stories, wisdom and predictions for the industry.
During the pandemic, Tom has launched an online only version of WHO KNEW, called The Smartest People In The Room. This has quickly become a very popular series which features a one-on-one conversation between two highly accomplished music industry executives or personalities.
Tom is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also earned his MBA at Vanderbilt’s Owen School of Graduate Management.
Mondo Zoom Conversation: Mondo & CMW Co-Host Be Present Everywhere: Introductions & Connections
May 18, 2021, 9:00:00 PM
Join our global town hall as Mondo -- in partnership with Canadian Music Week and LyricFind -- introduces you to the global community of music conferences, trade missions, partners, consultants, organizers and creatives. The panel series, hosted by Robert Singerman, debuted on a Mondo zoom over a year ago at the start of the pandemic and has since brought hundreds of international colleagues and thousands of new friends together to speak at virtual conferences from NYC and Toronto to Kenya, Rio & LA, with other virtual forays to & from dozens of cities and countries spanning the globe to Be Present Everywhere (while staying home). Meet these global specialists w/o the flights, hotels, per-diems, carbon, $$ and family costs. Many thousands of new music community connections have already been made and many more will be made here, through active chats, shared contacts, new business introductions, collaborations and experiential education. It's a lot of fun for all, like a great Mondo/CMW/LyricFind conference party. Thanks much to the amazing speakers joining and all participants.
Be Present Everywhere: International Marketing & Development Connections
10/13/20, 6:00 PM
This will be a unique opportunity to virtually meet many of the main international collaborators around the globe. They are all dedicated to the music community and have developed music conferences, export and indie music offices, platforms, companies and organizations for fans, artists and related industry execs. Learn what they do, who they are and how to connect with them and their networks in order to forward your mission and to be present everywhere. Vote!