Matt Messer

Location Los Angeles

President at El Camino Media

A&R Manager Music Executive
18 Projects

Work History

El Camino Media
Jan 2013 - Present
Los Angeles, CA
Sr. VP Creative
EMI Music Publishing
1994 - 2012
Santa Monica, CA
* Directly responsible for signing: BLINK 182 - 15+ Million albums scanned, highest worldwide NPS at EMIMP 1999-2001 with 'Enema Of The State' lp, 3 Modern Rock #1's, 2 Billboard 200 #1, 5 worldwide top album #1's SLIPKNOT - 10+ Million albums scanned, 1 Billboard 200 #1, 13 worldwide top album #1's SHINEDOWN - 7+ Million albums scanned, 7 consecutive Active Rock #1's (10 total), 2 Modern Rock #1's, 6 Mainstream Rock #1 AVENGED SEVENFOLD - 6+ Million albums scanned, 2 Billboard 200 #1's LIT - 3+ Million albums scanned, #1 Modern Rock song of 1999 with 'My Own Worst Enemy' (16 weeks at #1) ASCAP Song Of The Year Award. * Signed and developed songwriters for the largest music publishing company in the world with a catalog of over 1.6 million songs with revenues over $1BB. * Reporting directly to President West Coast while overseeing a staff of 40+ employees. * Directly responsible for securing many synch placements including Skechers $800k tv ad, The Avengers/Paramount, The Expendables/Millennium Films, Resident Evil/Screen Gems, Puma tv ad. * Secure brand partnerships for artists with major corporations including Nike, Activision, EA, NFL, Puma, WWE, Jagermeister, Hot Topic, Skechers, Monster Energy & ESPN.
A&R Scout
EMI Music Publishing
1991 - 1994
West Hollywood, CA
* Direct support for creative staff under 3 VP Creatives & 2 Sr. Director Creatives. * Handled wide ranging functions for creative staff including copyright registrations, licensing, film/tv placements, scheduling co-writes, attending and reviewing live shows, reviewing submitted material and general office duties. ... See more


Associate of Arts (AA)
Trebas Institute Of Recording Arts
1989 - 1991