Mike Walbert is an entrepreneur, and the Business Manager of SMKA. Among other things, Mike handles artist relations, project management and development, event production and brand management for SMKA. He also consults for artists, labels and brands.
Mike Walbert is a Partner and the active Artist Director of A3C Hip-Hop Festival, which is one of the largest annual hip-hop events in the US.
Mike spent his first year out of college, in Atlanta, working as the marketing director for a local snack foods company. After a year, or so, of experience under his belt, he left the company to launch his own business ventures. In addition to his work with SMKA, Mike has co-founded several small start-up companies (including, Hotlanta Hot Sauce) and continues to consult for start-up ventures and brands.
Education: University of Southern California: Business/Entrepreneurship
Interview (2009) from Artist Music House