With over 12 years in the Music and Entertainment industries, Artie Kenney’s roots are firmly planted in culture marketing, connecting brands with talent and artists to create unique opportunities. Artie started his career with Red Bull. He was responsible for developing relationships with cultural opinion leaders as well as managing activations and sponsors on behalf of the brand. He spent the past several years working at a New York based marketing agency where he directed all talent acquisitions for a number of brands ranging from Kiehl’sto H&M to the Hard Rock Hotels.
In 2015, Artie opened his very own talent consulting company, AKT Agency Inc, a sister company to JJ|LA. AKT connects brands with consumers, influencers and tastemakers alike with retainer clients including Cartier, Tommy Hilfiger & W Hotels. Artie’s innate ability to discover the best and brightest talent, and emerging lifestyle trends before they explode has led him to consistently create cutting edge connections. For more information visit: www.AKTagency.com
Artie grew up in New York, graduated with honors from Ithaca College, and recently moved to Los Angeles. As the jetsetter of the team, you may see him scurrying through airports with his beautiful French Bulldog, Bennie.