Vice president of production and process management, the Recording Academy, Los Angeles, 38 Claim to fame:
Overseeing all live music initiatives for the Recording Academy, including the annual Grammy Week events and productions. While many award shows have struggled to stay relevant, the 2011 Grammys earned considerable buzz and their best ratings since 2001. Launch pad:
Volunteering for various charitable events when he first started his career in L.A. Work philosophy: “Set out to accomplish only what you’d be proud to have your name on.” Hidden talent:
Chapman says it’s spotting the potential in relationships, which has allowed him to surround himself with the best team of employees, vendors, and partners.
“Expanding Grammy-branded entertainment internationally. We have exciting projects in development in China, the U.K., and other international territories.”
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