Profile

Larry Miller's passion for music has culminated in a 25+ year career in the business of music and entertainment including producing, marketing, finance and advanced technology.

From his first turn as a teenage D.J. in Boston, to leading NBC Radio Entertainment to its greatest success in the 80's, to his leadership of AT&T Labs technology commercialization and the dawn of digital distribution of music AT&T a2b music and Reciprocal, to founder of label and music publisher Or Music, Miller's corporate grounding and entrepreneurial expertise have earned him recognition and respect within the music, technology and financial communities. Miller's unique ability to recognize artistry and capitalize talent within efficient operating structures has led to recognition including multi-platinum CD/DVD sales, five Grammy nominations and awards, and the BMI music publisher's award.

Or Music has met with remarkable success. Texican rockers Los Lonely Boys' self-titled debut was certified double platinum on the heels of the band's four 2005 Grammy nominations and win for "Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal" for their single "Heaven." 'Por Vida,' a 2-CD tribute to Alejandro Escovedo, executive produced by Miller, was released in 2004 to commercial and critical acclaim; The Wall Street Journal called it "an artistic and humanitarian triumph." In 2005 Or Music signed Hasidic reggae sensation Matisyahu, who finished the year with three weeks at the top of the Billboard New Artist chart and in February 2006 earned gold certification. Other Or Music artists include Velvet Underground legend John Cale, jamband Particle, singer-songwriter Phil Roy, Britpop retro rockers Pitty Sing, indie pop wunderkind Adam Richman and the legendary Tower of Power.

Prior to founding the Or Music, Miller was Entrepreneur in Residence for Chazen Capital Partners, leading the firm's investment and consulting activities in the entertainment industry. He previously served as President of Reciprocal Entertainment, the Microsoft and music industry-backed leader in rights management for digital music. Miller joined Reciprocal after founding AT&T's formative digital distribution service, a2b music from AT&T Labs, where he was VP of Advanced Technology. Miller also led the New York media and entertainment consultancies AT&T Solutions and EDS Management Consulting.

Miller is no stranger to the more traditional aspects of the music business. He was the production manager of WHTZ/Z100 in New York City, present in the Z100 offices from the day broadcasting began, through the station's history-making ratings achievements. Z100 was one of the most successful radio station startups in history, making a rapid worst-to-first ratings leap in the competitive New York market. He has also managed New York's WQCD/CD 101.9 and was responsible for sales and marketing at NBC Radio Entertainment.

Miller is a highly sought after speaker and expert commentator. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, Fox News, Good Morning America, and has been profiled and quoted in numerous music industry, entertainment, business, consumer and trade publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Austin American Statesman, San Jose Mercury-News, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Variety, the Hollywood Reporter, Music Business International, and others.

Miller earned a BA from Brandeis University and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He sits on the Dean's Council at Brandeis University International Business School and regularly mentors business graduate students from the Eugene M. Lang Center for Entrepreneurship at Columbia Business School. Miller is a Trustee of the T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research; serves on the Executive Committee of the Music for Youth Foundation; and chairs the Alejandro Fund for uninsured musicians.