Executive Director, Clio Music & Clio Cannabis
Michael Kauffman is the Executive Director of the Clio Music and Clio Cannabis programs at The Clio Awards, the premier awards competition for the creative business. Clio Music honors creativity in advertising and marketing for artists, labels and music products and brands promo, design and collaborations, as well as the use of music in ads, trailers and video content. Clio Cannabis celebrates the creators at the forefront of cannabis marketing and communications.
Prior to his current role, Kauffman held marketing and corporate communications roles at YouTube, Google and RightsFlow. He also held senior commerce roles with Universal Music Group’s Verve label and at BMG’s Windham Hill and currently serves on the advisory boards of Temple University's Klein College of Media and Communication and the university’s NYC alumni chapter.