Career Jam 2021 featured a lineup of influential industry experts from the performing arts and entertainment industries.
Watch the sessions that took place at Career Jam 2021.
This year’s event focused on topics ranging from songwriting and production to the art of A&R, social media, and more.
Keynote Speaker: H.E.R.
This year's keynote presentation featured Grammy-winning artist H.E.R. with her musical director, Berklee faculty member Alonzo Harris; Jeanine McLean, president and managing partner of MBK Entertainment; and D. Arcelious Harris (a.k.a. Swagg R’Celious), songwriter, producer, and Berklee assistant professor.
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This event was moderated by Sean Skeete, chair of the Ensemble Department.
Derrick Aroh, Vice President of A&R, RCA Records
Diane Paulus, Artistic Director, American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)
Justin Lubliner, Founder, The Darkroom
Jeanine McLean, President/Managing Partner, MBK Entertainment
Amanda Samii ’09, Senior Vice President of A&R, Capitol Records
Fadia Kader, Media Partnerships and Creators, Clubhouse
Adam Blackstone, Music Director, Songwriter, Producer, and Bassist
Isabel Quinteros, Music Partnerships/Artist Relations, TikTok
Highlights from Career Jam 2018
Past keynote speakers have included Sylvia Rhone and Pharrell Williams.