Claude Zdanow, CEO
Entrepreneur & public speaker, Claude Zdanow has already packed a lot of success into his 28-year life. The founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Stadiumred Group; Claude is one of the youngest business authorities in the world.
Claude successfully built Stadiumred Studios (the company’s recording studio and first business) into one of the most prominent and fastest growing facilities in the United States. Working with clients ranging from Drake & Eminem in Hip Hop to Yo-Yo Ma & The Chicago Symphony in Classical to post-production and video game audio. Stadiumred Studios was associated with 30 Grammy Nominations and 22 Awards.
Claude has assembled a team of superstars as he’s launched four other successful businesses within the Stadiumred group. These include Stadiumred Music (a music publishing company), Stadiumred Life (a marketing company) & Stadiumred Live (a technology company).
A lifetime musician, Claude is experienced in multiple instruments and toured the country as the bass player for “Patent Pending” (WPO Records) during their 2006 tour. For five months, Claude experienced life on the road with bands like Red Jump Suit Apparatus, Zebrahead, Catch-22 and Authority Zero.
A passionate and cognizant speaker, Claude talks about Stadiumred, music, marketing, and business to audiences around the world. His work has landed him in numerous television, online and print publications including Bloomberg TV, Rolling Stone, MIX Magazine, Pro Sound News, MarketWatch, MSN and The Village Voice as well as participating as an industry expert for varying organizations and events such as The Recording Academy, The Organization of American States, Grammy Camp, Pro Audio Summit, Rotterdam Beats, SAE (Milan, Berlin, New York), Winter Music Conference & Amsterdam Dance Event.
Claude is also an active investor and advisor to a range of companies including Quirky Inc (Quirky.com) and Yondr (overyondr.com).