David J. Robkin Named CEO/Pres. Of Bigger Picture Group
February 1, 2012 at 9:03 AM (PT)
DAVID J. ROBKIN has been named CEO/Pres. of BIGGER PICTURE GROUP in NASHVILLE. The announcement was made TODAY (2/1) by BIGGER PICTURE GROUP Chairman/CEO KEITH STEGALL. As CEO, ROBKIN will oversee all business and creative areas of the company’s three operating divisions, including recorded music, publishing and digital services.
Before joining BIGGER PICTURE GROUP in 2011, ROBKIN was a Founder and Principal of LIBERTY VENTURE PARTNERS, a technology-oriented venture capital firm in PHILADELPHIA with a focus on information technology services and restaurant and hospitality companies. Prior to joining LIBERTY, ROBKIN was the Managing Partner of AG EPSTEIN COMPANY, a PHILADELPHIA accounting and consulting firm that merged with GRANT THORNTON in 1995.
ROBKIN is also the Co-founder of ENTERTAINMENT SERVICE UNLIMITED, LLC, a NEW JERSEY-based music management company which has provided services to a number of international recording artists, including CINDERELLA, NELSON, KISS, PAT BENATAR, CHEAP TRICK, BETTE MIDLER, PETER FRAMPTON, BREAKING BENJAMIN, MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD, among others.
“We are thrilled to welcome DAVID into the BIGGER PICTURE GROUP family,” said STEGALL. “His unique skill set offers us the final piece of the pie we needed to complete BIGGER PICTURE and grow our footprint accordingly.”
“BIGGER PICTURE GROUP has pioneered a unique, holistic business model that marries entrepreneurism, music and technology, offering a true business partnership between the artist and the label,” said ROBKIN. “As CEO, I’m actively involved in the music business, the technology business, the financing business and the creative arts business. I work with smart, creative people every day, and I’m looking forward to the future and what we’re building here at BIGGER PICTURE GROUP.”
For more information on BIGGER PICTURE GROUP, visit www.biggerpicturegroup.com.