Jonathan Azu is General Manager & Executive Vice President of Red Light Management, an innovative artist management company with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Charlottesville, Nashville, Atlanta and London. RLM’s artists include Luke Bryan, Michelle Williams, Phish, Ben Harper, Alabama Shakes, Kool & the Gang, Tiesto, Emily King, Tunji Ige and many more.
In his role as General Manager, Jonathan oversees organizational planning and development for Red Light’s portfolio of managers, clients and shared services staff. Additionally, as Executive Vice President, Jonathan works with Red Light’s sister companies, Green Light Media & Marketing, ATO Records, TBD Records, Star Hill Presents and more, to initiate and execute inter-company synergies as well as new business opportunities.
Prior to joining Red Light, Jonathan spent three years as EVP of Operations and Business Development for Superfly Presents, a live entertainment and marketing company and ten years at CBS Radio Inc. where he held several positions, including Vice President of Music Partnerships.
Jonathan graduated from Drake University with a Bachelors of Science in Marketing and was the 2007 recipient of Drake University Young Alumni Achievement Award, 2011 undergraduate ceremony commencement speaker and also serves on the university’s National Alumni Board.
In 2014 and 2015 Jonathan was named to Billboard Magazine’s 40 under 40 Power Players list.