Music Mastermind Troy Carter Kicks Off 25th Anniversary Season of Featured Speakers Series

Tickets still available for Tuesday's lecture

Kent State University at Stark will celebrate the silver anniversary season of the popular Featured Speakers Series with an impressive lineup of personalities. The 25th season begins with music industry strategist Troy Carter. His presentation, The Convergence of Tech, Culture and Hustle, will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Timken Great Hall, located in Kent State Stark’s Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.

Tickets are required for this free Featured Speakers Series lecture. Tickets may be obtained by visiting the Kent State Stark Information Desk in Main Hall, beginning Monday, Sept. 14 at 8 a.m., while supplies last. A limit of four (4) tickets will be distributed per person. Phone or email reservations will not be accepted.

The award-winning careers of Lady Gaga and John Legend, among others, are accredited to this innovative music industry professional. In 2010, the brand marketing strategist and entrepreneur founded the Atom Factory, a multidimensional, entertainment, media and music management company, regarded as an industry paradigm by his peers. Carter’s ability to predict trends, coupled with an uncanny understanding of content consumption and brand loyalty, has produced and nurtured many musical artists and thriving corporations. Atom Factory’s angel fund and technology division, AF Square, holds interest in more than 60 companies, including Spotify, Uber and Pinterest.

For more information on Kent State Stark’s Featured Speakers Series, contact Cynthia Williams at 330-244-3262 or or visit

POSTED: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 8:41am
UPDATED: Monday, October 5, 2015 - 1:26pm
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