Biography

Jeremy Peters, FRSA, MBA (Cantab), is a lecturer in Music Business in the Department of Music at Wayne State University and a co-founder of Quite Scientific Records, while maintaining an active teaching, performing, researching, and publishing practice. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.

Previously, he was the Director of Music Publishing for Ghostly International, having built the division at the company. At Ghostly, he worked on projects for film, television, advertising, and video games with brands such as Nike, Microsoft, HUMMER, Apple, Lincoln, Motorola, Ford, Adult Swim, major television networks, and Sony PlayStation. As well, he was the music supervisor for the EMMY Award winning documentary film, “MEDORA.”

Jeremy has previously held lecturing positions with the University of Michigan Law School and School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, teaching coursework on copyright, problem solving, entrepreneurship, and the music industry. He has been asked to speak or present papers at numerous conferences such as South by Southwest, A2IM Indie Week Summit, Billboard Film & TV, the Future of Music Summit, Michigan Ross’ Entrepalooza, and the UWE Bristol Creativity, Knowledge, Cities conference.

Jeremy graduated with an MBA with a concentration in Strategy from the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and is a life-member of Clare Hall, where he was recipient of the Culture, Arts, and Media, Boak Research, Clare Hall and Mellon Bursaries to support his study of the intersection of culture and business practice. He holds an undergraduate degree in Music and Political Science from the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

He is a voting member of The Recording Academy (the GRAMMYs), the Society of Arts Entrepreneurship Educators, Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association, Americans for the Arts, and the US Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He currently serves as an advisor to the Detroit Sound Conservancy. He has been appointed to positions with the Governmental Relations Committee of the American Association of Independent Music, and as Vice-President of the Board of Directors of a K-12 creative writing non-profit, as well as the Board of Directors of the Ann Arbor Area Chamber of Commerce.

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