Bio (3rd person version)
Howard is an entrepreneur, coach and venture builder, with a background spanning digital agencies, live entertainment and technology startups.
His eclectic background includes founding, building and successfully exiting two companies, booking over 5000 live shows in 60 countries as a talent agent, managing complex enterprise software builds, and facilitating training programs for execs at companies such as IBM, MasterCard, Ikea, McKinsey and Philips.
Starting his career in London’s digital advertising industry, as a creative technologist and producer he delivered high-profile campaigns and products for clients including Telefonica, Microsoft and Audi.
In 2008 Howard launched Reprise Music Group, a full service entertainment agency representing some of the world’s most exciting independent music talent for touring, publishing and PR. After both divisions of the company were acquired in 2012 he spent 3 years as a talent agent at Primary Talent in London before starting his H Bureau consultancy.
H Bureau acts as a business partner to help creative founders launch and grow innovative ventures, as well as creating its own products and services.
Since moving to New York in 2017, some of Howard’s recent projects include designing and facilitating the curriculum for the City of New York’s AMP NYC accelerator program, advising on commercial strategy for an Asian entertainment brand, and devising the go-to market strategy for an enterprise B2B software product focused on sustainability.
Howard also coaches a number of creative entrepreneurs, is a mentor with the BUILD NYC youth program, and trains senior execs as a facilitator with Decoded and Hyper Island.