George Howard is an associate professor of management at Berklee College of Music. Howard is the COO of Norton, LLC, the parent company of Wolfgang's Vault, Daytrotter, Concert Vault, and Paste Magazine. He has managed Carly Simon, a Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer-songwriter, and advised Mark Isham, a Grammy- and Emmy-winning composer. Through his consulting firm, Howard has advised companies from a wide range of sectors on strategy and technology. Howard was an original founder of TuneCore, and was the president of Rykodisc. He lives with his wife and two children in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and Martha's Vineyard. He has written a number of books on the music industry, including Getting Signed! An Insider's Guide to the Record Industry and Music Publishing 101.