Ian Gotts


Summary' • Dual US & British National • 25 years of event production experience. • Unparalleled experience & world-renowned reputation in electronic dance music production • Proven track record of producing successful large scale, festivals, events & music tours • Highly qualified in production management of diverse scope of events with multi-million dollar budgets. Key Working Attributes & Personal Qualities • Outstanding project management skills - including budgeting, communications, scheduling/logistics and time/resource management • Extremely highly organized and detail orientated - Renowned for meticulous preparation and planning • Excellent problem solver and multi-tasker. Ability to work independently or as team player. • Cool under pressure: Able to meet stringent deadlines • Highly adaptable and intelligent with strong ability to learn quickly on the job • Hardworking, responsible and reliable, with mature outlook and work ethic. • High energy level: able to work long days & maintain an upbeat attitude & concentration level Management & Communication Skills • Strong leadership & management skills. Excellent at supervising and motivating multiple staff serving a variety of roles & experience. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Articulate, polite, outgoing upbeat personality & sociable and all with the fabulous English accent and manners • Comfortable in a public speaking environment- able to communicate effectively to a wide variety of personnel and different situations across the board • Strong written and presentation skills - Highly skilled and experienced in researching preparing timely and accurate presentations and proposals on a regular basis, Business & Accounting Skills • Good business sense. Over 25 years experience of working in and running own small businesses • Able to negotiate and conclude contracts • Highly numerate & able to handle many financial duties - - Very Strong Budgeting, negotiation, sourcing, purchasing & accounting skills. • Highly knowledgeable of event, music and media industry, it's workings practices, participants, & requirements & etiquette • Strong office management skills • Social Media savvy Technical & Practical Skills • Strong Technical and Practical Experience - highly knowledgeable on all aspects of technical & event production • Highly computer literate- strong on Mac Office, audio and music programming software • Basic working knowledge of design software eg CAD, / Sketch Up / Vectorworks • Clean Driving license for 38 years Wide experience of trucks, trailers, van and forklifts/scissor lifts • Digital Music studio production and live band experience - guitar, bass, keyboards