Aymen Anthony Saleh
Executive VP/GM Atom Factory; CEO, Emagen Entertainment Group
While pursuing studies in mathematics and electrical engineering, Aymen Anthony Saleh, 25, discovered his true calling in the music world, and is now working alongside leading artist managers Troy Carter and Vincent Herbert at Atom Factory. As a manager, Saleh represents Nas, whom he booked on the Hip-Hop Is Dead tour in Europe in 2007. He executive-produced Nas' 2008 untitled album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. At Atom Factory since 2009, he has continued guiding Nas' career, along with those of Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige and others. "Anthony has become one of the most respected executives in the music industry," Carter says. "His level of personal service with the clients is unmatched, and I'm glad to have him as part of our team."
Quote: "R.I.P. to my brother & father, who's souls are forever alive in me. I owe everything to them. Special thanks to my family, friends & team. I'm just trying to keep the culture alive."