Lindsay Guion strives for greatness in everything he does. Currently he is the divisional chief executive at Sony Music Entertainment affiliate Black Pepper Music, LLC in New York City. He started in January of 2008. As divisional chief executive, Guion has many responsibilities which span international borders as he represents clients worldwide. He also offers advice and counsel to high profile clients—some of whom are renowned songwriters, music producers, and Grammy award winning recording artists.
In addition to working as a creative executive, Lindsay is also heavily involved in the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association. His interest has always been with the entertainment business and the laws that pertain to it. Guion was first introduced to the music business in the 1990s, when he worked as a special consultant at the Entertainment and Media Law Firm of Blanc, Williams, Johnston, and Kronstadt, LLP. This position allowed him to make the transition into talent management.
As a talent manager, Mr. Guion discovered the R&B group Badd Boyz of the Industry for A&M Records. Badd Boyz of the Industry eventually went on to sing on the soundtrack of a 1993 movie called Posse. Mr. Guion is also a shareholder of Guion Partners, Inc., et al. located also in New York City. Guion Partners, Inc. is a global management consultancy which represents some of the hottest names in entertainment and media.
Prior to his work in the entertainment and media industries, Lindsay Guion worked for the IBM Corporation for many years.
Guion is currently following his interest in law and studying corporate entrepreneurship at Harvard University. Having begun there in September of 2005, Lindsay is now in his third year, working towards his post-graduate degree. At Harvard, Guion has is also involved with the Harvard Pre-Law Society, Law and Philosophy Society, Beckman Center at Harvard Law School, and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Mr. Guion is also the author of the essay “Work Environment.” He believes that going back to school is essential in keeping up with the changing times and technology. Lindsay Guion’s main goal is to sharpen his entrepreneurial and negotiating skill sets.