Philippe Hurel

[email protected]  •  (+34) 654639890  •  Valencia, Spain

Master's Degree candidate of Global Entertainment and Music Business with a focus on the record industry and an international experience. Excellent performance shown in all positions, with a clear focus in continuous learning, with the ability to contribute value in the development of projects. Entrepreneurial profile, with experience and special interest for business development in the music industry. Trilingual, with multicultural experience and great capacity for innovation.

Profesional experience

City leader at Sofar Sounds Valencia                                                                     Valencia, Spain | Oct 2016 - Present                   

  • Responsible for identifying potential artist and venue before contacting them in order to organize a completely new concert once a month with 50-100 attendees. Responsible for the coordination of the entire team.
  •   Sponsors: Renfe, Deezer, MyTaxis, Gretsch, Hoteles Barcelò amongst others.


Sponsorship coordinator at TEDx Berklee Valencia                                       Valencia, Spain | Oct 2016 - Present

  • Responsible for identifying and contacting potential and past sponsors that make the TEDx Berklee Valencia non-profit event possible.


Business development intern at Living Indie                                                             London, England | June 2014 - August 2014  

    • Executed the business development model together with the CEO of the Startup.
    • Searched and captured contacts and companies to create new business opportunities. Developed negotiations with portfolio of contacts.
    • Interacted with other startups and professionals relevant for the entrepreneurial ecosystem as Living Indie was part of “Wayra”, Telefonica's incubator in London.


    Sound engineer for the Sporting Summer Festival at La Salle des Etoiles          Monaco| June 2013 - July 2014      

    • Member of engineering team. Daily revision of the stage plan sent by the team of artists. Coordination with other stakeholders in charge of stage preparation. Carried out adjustments of stage equipment while interacting directly with the artists.
    • Artists: Elton John, Nile Rodgers and the Chic, Johnny Halliday, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Rod Stewart, Carlos Santana amongst others.



    Berklee College of Music                                                                                                                   Valencia, Spain | Expected July 2017

    • Master in Global Entertainment and Music Business

    IE University                                                                                                                                       Madrid, Spain |  July 2016

    • Bachelor in Business Administration

    Extra curricular experience

    Volunteer at Mission Enfance                                                                                                           Bogota, Colombia | July 2015

    • Volunteered at a games library that aimed at keeping kids ages 4 to 16 off of the streets in the poorest neighborhood of Bogota. Taught basic guitar and organized engaging activities that were crucial to brightening their spirit.

    Participant at New Model United Nation                                                                                           New-York, USA |  March 2013

    • Member of IE University’s student delegation. The 5 day events brought together thousands of students to cooperate and elaborate ideas and solutions to current problem that the world is facing. 

    Additional information

    Computer skills

    • MS OfficeLogic Pro (X) 
    • Ableton 9
    • Final Cut Pro
    • Java (150 hours Coding course) 

    Other courses

    • Professional Success (8hours)
    • Business Manners and Etiquette (8hours)
    • Business Presentations (8hours)
    • Money and Power in the 21st Century (8 hours)


    • French (Native)
    • Spanish (Native)
    • English (Fluent, 4 years daily use)
    • German (B1)


    • John Muir Award for protection of wild places.