For the last fifteen years and counting, Cory Sims has lived and breathed nearly every aspect of the music business, from performing and running a venue to complex music deals involving gaming and sync. His leadership and expertise span artist management, music technology, and licensing with proven success in business development.
After cutting his teeth as an artist and manager, touring the world with the band Bronze Radio Return, and running a popular event space in Hartford, CT, Sims joined HFA in 2017 and led Rumblefish’s business development team. There, he worked on new digital agreements including downloads, streaming, games, and karaoke licensing deals.
In 2019, Sims founded a boutique consulting and advisory firm, CES ADVISR, working with a portfolio of forward-thinking companies at the intersection of music and technology. His work spans licensing, product management and development, strategic partnerships, and business development, giving him well-rounded experience in an ever-changing global landscape