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Annie Ohayon
Founder
Annie is currently active as event curator and planner of media strategies for a wide variety of entertainment companies and not-for-profit foundations. She has leveraged her extensive network of international artists as well as her experience in management and event planning to energize fundraising events for the Batonga Foundation (with Angélique Kidjo), the Witness Program (with Peter Gabriel), and the Tibet House Benefit Concert (with Philip Glass at Carnegie Hall). She has provided consultancy services for international organizations including the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, the American Center, MUDAM Luxembourg, and the Art Production Fund. She currently sits on several boards including the Water Mill Foundation (with Bob Wilson), the Participant Gallery and the Witness Program.

In 2006, Annie opened her eponymous boutique at Hotel on Rivington. She curated and implemented the AnnieO Concept Store and integrated it with her PR and Marketing strategy for the 110-room luxury boutique hotel in New York’s evolving Lower East Side.

In 1994 Annie created AnnieO Media,Inc., where she developed a diverse client base in PR and media campaign management. Among her clients: Laurie Anderson, Ornette Coleman, Cesaria Evora, Neil Finn, Peter Gabriel and Real World Records, Gilberto Gil, Bebel Gilberto, Philip Glass, Pearl Jam, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Angélique Kidjo, Annie Lennox, Branford Marsalis, Pat Metheny, The Smashing Pumpkins, Lou Reed, Pete Townshend, and Caetano Veloso. She also collaborated on film soundtracks for movies such as Dead Man Walking and documentaries by director Michèle Ohayon.

From 1989 to 1993, Annie worked as a publicist at Kathy Schenker Associates. She then moved to Arista Records with Clive Davis, where she served as VP of publicity and managed media campaigns for Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Sarah McLachlan and others. Annie has also worked as a researcher and media coordinator (with David Garth) on several democratic party election campaigns in New York.

Randall Koral
Digital Media Designer
Randall creates new-media solutions for individuals, organisations and brands. He has designed websites and shot movies and photographs for Cartier, Häagen-Dazs, Peugeot, Dior, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, among many others. Based in Paris, France, Randall has worked in New York as a features editor at Vogue and Elle and as a consultant for Hearst Magazines. He co-founded an arts magazine in San Francisco and a literary review in Paris, and his writing has appeared in several anthologies. Some of his work may be viewed at www.subjective.com




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