WHO IS KIM WILLIAMS
Sync Licensing Specialist
Kim Williams is a publishing, sync licensing and digital marketing guru representing the next generation of singer/songwriters and producers for the Digital Music era. Kim’s expansive network of industry connections and result-oriented work ethic enables her to put her best ideas into motion to secure for artists the exposure they need in every sector of the business. As Founder and Head of Sync Licensing for OMC Music Group, Kim uses cutting edge technologies and digital marketing and monetization strategies to set it a cut above its competition. Managing the catalogs for Smash Coast Music, Meshach Media and Music Drizzle, these artists perform and create on every level and visually captivate the audience on stage, TV or online. OMC has what is sorely missing and needed to compare and counter pop icons such as the likes of Luke Bryan, Drake, Katy Perry, Mary J Blige, Cardi B and so on.
Kim Williams lives by the motto, “Those who don’t think outside the box, stay in the box.” It is that credo that led this Cleveland, OH native to pursue a career as an artist manager, music publisher & sync manager representing all genres of singer-songwriters, producers and composers for TV, film, advertising & all multimedia for Smash Coast Music, Meshach Media and Music Drizzle. With over 15 years in the music industry, Kim has worked directly on the startup marketing campaigns for Kid Rock, Jewel, Missy Elliot and Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child)at various labels such as Atlantic Records, Elektra Records and Sony Music. Kim eventually moved into the Digital and Entertainment space handling talent, licensing and consumer product placement for Viacom Media Networks, MTV & Nickelodeon in original programming.
Finding her true calling as an artist developer, prompted Williams to create OMC Music Group. There she utilized her skill for cultivating and educating independent artists to take control of their own careers, while guiding their sync and licensing activities. As Head of Sync for her 3 clients, Kim brings her fire and passion to create placements and licensing opportunities by pulling from her extensive background and relationships in management, publishing and music media licensing. Available for speaking engagements, consulting, scoring and music supervision for film and ad campaigns.
Williams is no stranger to the music entertainment business. A performer since an early age, Williams performed in the world renowned “The Singing Angels”based in Cleveland, Ohio. She has traveled to such places as China and Japan and sung for 4 US Presidents; is classically trained in voice, piano and theory at The Cleveland Institute of Music, received a BA in Communications from Bowling Green State University and is a graduate of New York University’s Cap 21 Conservatory & Music Theatre Graduate Program.
As an adult, performing for various off-Broadway productions as a top-line vocalist, Kim learned firsthand the business of music. Williams has seen success on a professional level securing live action and voice over talent for various music, media and licensing outlets for shows such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Series, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora The Explorer and Victorious; and independently where her artists can be seen on hit networks such as HBO, Oxygen, The CW, Bravo, Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1 as well as indie films in the Tribeca Film Festival, commercials (Ad for Jeep Renegade) and sporting events (Go Cavs).
SPECIAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- Regional Casting and Talent Audition Management Services for TV Shows such as America Got Talent, American Idol, The Voice and The Four
- VIP Client Services, New Executive and C-Level Business Development, Entertainment/Media Celebrity Relationship Management
- VIP Event Planning, Concierge Services, Executive and Music Celebrity Travel Logistics and Detail Step-by-Step Task Accomplishments
- Subject Matter Expert – Music Publishing, Artist Management and Artist Negotiations, Digital Music Monetization
- Music Industry Conference Panelist, Presenter, Radio/TV Industry Talk Show Personality, Digital Music Thought Leadership,
- Social Media Marketing and Blogger for the Music and Movie Industries, Music Licensing and TV Show Placements
Record Label Start Ups, Management, Deal Administration, A & R, Publicity and Brand Development