Media trailblazer, connector and influencer across media, digital music, entertainment and technology, Kelli Richards advises digital media and entertainment companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. Clients have ranged from funded start-ups to Fortune 100 companies dedicated to creating innovative consumer-facing technologies in digital music and entertainment. They have included a wide range of tech companies, such as Apple, Cisco, Virgin Mobile, NBC.com, and DMI Music, creative innovators and entrepreneurs, musicians and celebrities, premium content owners and distributors, and celebrity event organizers.
Prior to launching All Access Group, Kelli was responsible for launching and driving music and entertainment strategies during her ten years at Apple; and was fortunate to have been personally mentored by Steve Jobs. She was also an A&R executive at EMI Music, and has been a Board of Governors member of NARAS (the Grammys). And she’s a thought-leader having published several best-selling books, including “The Magic & Moxie of Apple: An Insider’s View”, and is also the host of a weekly online radio show called “All Access Radio” doing fireside chats with a wide range of tech and entertainment luminaries who in their own way have been disruptors and innovators as well.
Kelli has sat on the San Francisco chapter of the Board of Governors for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), which is the producer of the Grammy Awards. She holds a BS in Business Administration and an MBA both from San Jose State University.