You're invited to an unforgettable sweetgreen brunch with Aton Ben-Horin, Global Vice President of A&R for Warner Music Group, and ArtMuse founder Natasha Schlesinger. Enjoy a fireside chat with Aton and Natasha, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal.
Aton Ben-Horin is an American music executive and record producer. Aton serves as Global Vice President of A&R for all of Warner Music Group's labels, including Atlantic Records and Warner Bros.
Aton initially began his career as a musician and songwriter in a touring rock band, sharing the stage with acts such as Simple Plan, Jimmy Eat World, and Nine Inch Nails. Aton then ventured into the dance music scene and began producing and DJing at nationwide venues, radio stations, and major festivals such as Ultra Music Festival. In August 2007 Aton opened Plush Recording Studios, which has developed into one of the premier Florida recording studios, with clients such as Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Justin Bieber, and Chris Brown, to name a few. Through his production and songwriting team, The Agency, Aton has produced and licensed a catalog of songs with the likes of John Legend, Rick Ross, Ciara, Flo Rida, and many more. His multi-faceted path soon led him to A&R. In 2012, Aton began doing A&R at Warner Music Group, under Mike Caren (Creative Officer, Warner Music Group & CEO, Artist Partners Group).
Since joining Warner Music Group, Aton has delivered hit singles for Jason Derulo, Flo Rida, David Guetta, and more. Some of his most recent successes include Flo Rida's 'My House', Jason Derulo's 'Talk Dirty,’ ‘Wiggle,’ and ‘Say Goodbye.’ David Guetta's 'Hey Mama' (featuring Nicki Minaj and Bebe Rexha), “Bad,” and “Like I Do.” Sofia Reyes “1, 2, 3,” Cardi B "Ring"(feat. Kehlani), and many others. Aton has also discovered and signed various artists to WMG, including Alec Benjamin, Bhad Bhabie, Justin Quiles, and others.
Natasha Schlesinger is an award-winning art historian and art advisor who has worked in the art field for over 25 years. As the founder of ArtMuse, Natasha helps clients learn about, visit and acquire art. She recently launched the Discover Galleries app to bring collectors and galleries together through a unique technology platform offering advice and consultation services. Natasha's art expertise is recognized in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Elle, and more.
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sweetgreen serves simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning.
GAVLAK is a contemporary art gallery with locations in Palm Beach, Florida and Los Angeles, California. Founded by Sarah Gavlak in 2005, the gallery represents over twenty artists both nationally and internationally based. Since the beginning, Gavlak has maintained a focus on women and LGBTQ artists.