Francisco Toscano [Judge]

A&R Research Lead – México & US Latin, Sony Music Entertainment

About this speaker

Francisco Toscano is a music industry professional, singer, songrwriter, & economist. Since 2018, he is responsible for the A&R research fro the Mexican & US Latin markets for a major record label. Amongst the signings accomplished under Francisco’s helm in his current role are the international Latin music hits "Baila Conmigo" by DJ Dayvi, "Solteroski", "Saxo Suelta", Tak Tiki Tak, and Ty Moy Kayf. Artists such as Kenia OS, La Ross María, Humbe, Elsa y Elmar, Diferente Nivel and Virlán García. My experience and abilities in music encompass talent discovery (A&R Research), Public Performance & Broadcasting, music metadata, international marketing & licensing, music production coordination, digital music promotion, songwriting, and singing performance. Before transitioning to the music industry, Francisco built a successful track record in financial services in roles such as project management, coordination of I.T platform migrations, new product design & launch, process design, customer service excellence, fraud prevention & monitoring, AML compliance operations, financial evaluation, financial reporting and corporate budgeting.

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First Round Project/Hackathon Presentations

February 26, 2023, 07:15 PM
Chris Poulos Natasha Stambuli Phil Christie Pilar Callau Kewen Qi Bryce Butler Rose Rutledge Alexandre Perrin Ashley Graham Bo Plantinga Maria Habbouche Measure of Music Gabriel Chemin Sheila Lim Faryal Khan-Thompson Francisco Toscano Meng Ru Kuok Zoe Heckmann David Teague David Boyle Felix Barros Matteo Villa Veronique Peyrot Caroline Dring Alexa Fanning Mark Williamson Hugh McIntyre Ashok Bania Nikisha Bailey Kyran de Keijzer Britnee Foreman