Company: Music for Peace
Location: Paris, France
A virtuoso since birth, Jorge Chamine’s veins are filled with blood that runs thick with music. With one his latest endeavors being the Music for Peace organization, Mr. Chamine is internationally-known, having performed at with symphonies and operas at Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony, London Symphony, Czech Philharmonic among other of the world’s grandest stages. In his current role, he continues to sing and teach music while working as a music ambassador in such places like the Middle East. In addition, he is the president and artistic director of the CIMA Festival in Tuscany, Italy, and pedagogical director of Ateliers “Sons Croises” in Paris, France. Mr. Chamine is the artistic director of the Bougival Festival in France as well.
Mr. Chamine began singing at the age of four and playing piano by five. At 12 years old, he seized a lead soprano role for a Portuguese opera. Several years later at 15, Mr. Chamine won the Prix National de la Jeunesse. His career has also been politically motivated, and since the age of 14, he has made decisions to fight for liberty. While he may have a law degree from the University of Coimbra, he finds his voice is his liberator for justice. He has studied with prominent musicians such as Lola Rodríguez de Aragon, Hans Hotter, Daniel Ferro and Teresa Berganza. In his more than three decades in the spotlight, he has refined his skills in opera, operetta, zarzuela, oratorio, new music and art-song repertory. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: SoMedia Networks
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Richard Schultz is an accounting executive who has more than 18 years of experience in the finance industry and has garnered a reputation for his leadership abilities. He became the CFO of SoMedia Networks, a media production company, in January 2010. Considering this position as his greatest professional accomplishment, Mr. Schultz takes great pride in his work and is always willing to go above and beyond to ensure the company achieves great success. A certified general accountant, Mr. Schultz is responsible for overseeing finance operations, performing administrative functions, and improving business efficiency. Mr. Schultz focuses on operational improvement processes and development and gathers the data to support that. He does not focus on compliance. Read the rest of this entry »