Head of CAA’s Miami Office - Bruno del Granado
Bruno del Granado is an Agent at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and represents many of the most accomplished musicians working in Latin music, including Ricky Martin, Maluma, Gloria Estefan, and Luis Fonsi, among others. Del Granado works out of the Miami office, and also represents actors/music artists Danna Paola, Jen Carlos Canela, and Isabela Merced, and works across the agency helping to create opportunities in the multicultural marketplace. Del Granado joined CAA in 2013 from RM Entertainment Group, which he formed in partnership with Ricky Martin. He was an integral part of the team that orchestrated the joint venture between RM Entertainment Group and Zodiak Entertainment to establish RM 5to Elemento. This new company helped to spring board RM Entertainment in to the television space, by allowing it to sell and produce Zodiak Entertainment’s range of products to the Latin American and U.S. Hispanic markets. Previously, del Granado founded Entertainment Media Factory, Inc., a music, television, and film production and programming company specializing in content for Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Prior to Entertainment Media Factory, Inc., he was the President of Maverick Recording Company’s Latin Division, where he signed and developed artists, such as Jorge Moreno, Chilean singer-songwriter Nicole, and Jose Padilla, among others, and was Vice President of Programming for MTV LatAm. He has also served as a marketing advisor to Enrique Iglesias; spearheaded a music video channel for RTVE, Spain's state-owned television network; and held senior executive positions at EMI Music Publishing and CBS/Sony. In addition, del Granado was part of the Sky TV Latin America launch team and produced/hosted TV specials for CNN’s World Beat and The Music Room, VH-1's Latin Explosion, Universal TV, and PolyGram TV. His film activities include executive producing and music supervising a number of projects, including Ricky Martin MTV Unplugged, Maverick Films/VH-1’s 30 DAYS UNTIL I’M FAMOUS and the critically-acclaimed documentary COCAINE COWBOYS. On this episode, Bruno shares his one way ticket back to 1492 Spain, and offers the reasons why. He also provides perspective on Latin music and the industry today. Bruno is just one of the dynamic personalities featured on The One Way Ticket Show, where Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they would go if given a one way ticket, no coming back. Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind. Steven's guests have included: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Jose Ramos-Horta; Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Fashion Expert, Tim Gunn; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Playwright, David Henry Hwang; Journalist-Humorist-Actor, Mo Rocca; SkyBridge Capital Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Anthony Scaramucci; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, chefs, writers, intellectuals and more.