Tom Truitt

Partner, Buffkin Baker

Tom Truitt serves as a Partner and is the head of the Entertainment practice at Buffkin-Baker in its Nashville office. He focuses on senior level executive placements in all areas of entertainment companies with emphasis on music, technology, gaming, eSports and related enterprises. In this role, Tom brings 22 years of executive recruitment experience and relationships throughout the world. Previously, Tom founded and ran his own boutique search firm called MusicRowSearch. As well, Tom launched and runs the very successful event series called WHO KNEW. This is a bi-monthly networking event that draws over 500 people to hear highly accomplished entertainment industry executives sharing their stories, wisdom and predictions for the industry. During the pandemic, Tom has launched an online only version of WHO KNEW, called The Smartest People In The Room. This has quickly become a very popular series which features a 1 x 1 conversation between two highly accomplished music industry executives or personalities. Tom is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also earned his MBA at Vanderbilt’s Owen School of Graduate Management.

Tom is speaking at

February 16, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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This session (NOT A TYPICAL PANEL!), will focus on international collaboration of the music community, exemplified by the co-sponsors, speakers and Screen X Screen, who together work for all; across country and language differences, for creators, fans and committed music executives in all areas to facilitate international trade and development. It will offer introductions and connections for all participants in a fast paced, informative, networking bonanza. It's a result of 5 years of CAB and Mondo, all with LyricFind support, and 4 years of all of us, including many of the speakers, working closely with Indie Week and with CIMA and many others. In a tragic time for too many, we come together to celebrate the individuals and organizations, including all Indie Week delegates, who continue to network, learn, move forward, solve problems, work together, beyond any perceived differences, always for mutual benefit. It will be fun! Chats and direct messages will be flowing. Just afterwards, there will be a networking afterparty of breakout rooms, as I'm sure you've all experienced on Zoom over the past months.

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