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Kelli Richards
Works at The All Access Group
Attended Alan Cohen Life Coaching Training
Lives in Cupertino, CA
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4 Tech Trends That Will Explode in 2016
Scalable trends are attracting not only lots of investment, but also great talent: http://bit.ly/KR4Tech @Inc With the most successful startups always seeking that competitive edge, discover how you can help you company sustain as—or become—a front-runner in its industry. How do you believe the tech innovations will transform our world in 2016?

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Is a celebrity the perfect fit for your business?
Learn how to get in on the “star-up” game: http://bit.ly/KR-Celebrity Celebrity involvement with brands and commercial enterprise has become so commonplace that there's even a buzzword for it.  Read up and discover whether a celebrity partner makes perfect sense for your business.
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What is the importance of personal disruption?
In his bestseller Disrupt You, Jay Samit observes that everybody wants to change the world, and yet no one thinks of changing themselves. http://bit.ly/KRJSamit .  You have to find out what is limiting you in this limitless world. Maybe you were told were told that you weren’t good at something when you were young. You need to overcome those limitations and disrupt yourself.
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Tireless Champion—Wonderful Friend
A woman who was full of life, enthusiasm, creativity and power.  Read and learn about the force that was Gail Zappa: http://bit.ly/KRGZappa A woman of true values, Gail Zappa set out to succeed in what she was meant to do.  Mission Accomplished Gail!  We love you!
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Which type of individual can help improve your business?
The words “coaching” and “mentoring” are often treated as if they're interchangeable, but they're not: http://bit.ly/KRForbes  @Forbes At times, a prescriptive and proactive Coach can help you yield an exacting outcome.  On the other hand, the insight and guidance of a seasoned Mentor could help you navigate the world of business for decades.  Which do you feel has proven to be a more vital asset to your professional growth—a Coach or a Mentor?
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3 Ways to Strike Up Great Conversations
With the right mindset, you can improve your business by simply striking up more conversations on the road: http://bit.ly/KInfluence @Inc Use safe, effective conversation starters to become acquainted with traveling business professionals.  You never know how a chance encounter will elevate your life in the long-run.  Care to share a “Passing Encounter” that changed the course of your life?
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The Times They Are a-Changin'—ready to adapt & disrupt?
My favorite book of 2015 offers an important toolkit of entrepreneurial best practices: http://bit.ly/KR-FavBook  Embrace the importance of professional & personal disruption.  Discover what it takes to embrace change designed to spark your transformation.  What tweaks to your agenda have helped you adapt & disrupt?
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How to pay attention to the whispers when vetting a connection?
Going with your gut may be common, but it isn't the only way to decide who might not be a good connection to work with: http://bit.ly/KR-Attention When in doubt, it is extremely important to turn to—and trust—in one's gut feeling. Any tips you'd like to add to this article?
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Why is it so important for millennials to disrupt and innovate?
Jay Samit, CEO of See Change International says we're living in a time, post- recovery, where fortune five hundred companies actually employ a million people less than in 2008 http://bit.ly/KRJSamit-I We now have a generation coming up of 2.3 billion millennials. Unless they learn how to create businesses and to solve problems, there will not be jobs for them. He offers his best advice on how to do this in his bestseller Disrupt You.
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If Spotify disappeared overnight, would you care?
Spotify was able to get its foot in the door early, but is it too late for the company to survive?  http://bit.ly/KR-Spotify The presence of Apple Music, Amazon Prime, and other companies means that the historically un-profitable streaming service either needs to find a way to differentiate itself from the competition or risk crashing and burning.  If Spotify disappeared overnight, would it matter to you?
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A mission worth getting out of bed for each morning?
Cynthia Kersey has one. http://bit.ly/KRCKersey  Cynthia is the Chief Humanitarian Officer of the Unstoppable Foundation and her mission is to ensure that every child on the planet receives access to the life-long gift of education.  Just read that sentence a few times and stand in awe, right?
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3 ways to check-up on your Professional Perspective
Keep your self-confidence & productivity at an all-time high: http://bit.ly/KPBreak @Inc Always aim to participate in engagements that are good investments.  What's one thing you've done to improve and sustain your Professional Perspective?
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Work
Occupation
Consultant & Coach (Entertainment & Technology), Celebrity Wrangler & Talent Producer
Skills
Strategic Partnerships, Digital Media, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Digital Strategy, Business Development, Digital Distribution
Employment
  • The All Access Group
    CEO and President, 1998 - present
    Digital Music and Entertainment Consultancy BIG VISIONS * BIG CONNECTIONS * BIG RESULTS Creating powerful alliances and connections between Silicon Valley, Hollywood and Madison Ave as a strategist, innovator, rainmaker and thought leader for over two decades. As CEO of The All Access Group, Kelli Richard uses her 20+ years of experience in the entertainment and technology fields and her powerful relationships in both industries to create successful connections for her clients.
  • Apple, Inc.
    Director of Music & Entertainment Markets
    As Director of Music & Entertainment Markets, Kelli Richards built strategic relationships and created new marketing opportunities within the music and entertainment industries, including working with platinum artists, their managers, record label executives, and film studio executives. She developed integrated marketing campaigns, as well as producing all materials and events within these market segments. Kelli worked heavily with developers of technology who were focused on building software for these markets. Developed and drove Apple's strategies in the music and entertainment markets. In charge of business development, creating vital connections and managing industry relationships with artists and content owners.
  • SGI (Silicon Graphics)
  • EMI Music
    A&R Executive, 1985 - 1986
    Supported top artists signed to the label roster. In charge of placing them with producers, handling vast needs and requirements, working with related functions at the label. Scouted potential new artists / talent to potentially sign to the roster and managing existing artists on the label – and managed relationships with clubs and showcases and industry leaders to initiate referrals in this arena. Located appropriate songs and producers, connecting them with select top artists. Oversaw campaigns and product releases with other label departments.
  • Waking Dreams/PatroNet
    COO, 1995 - 1999
    Responsible for supporting the CEO's vision (rocker and music technology pioneer Todd Rundgren), and implementing strategic plans and operations. I handled all business development and alliance opportunities and dealt with all communications (inbound or outbound). I facilitated discussions with investor prospects and other top industry artists.
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Currently
Cupertino, CA
Previously
Cupertino, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Princeville, Kauai (Hawaii)
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Introduction
Kelli Richards is the President & CEO of The All Access Group, a leading digital music/entertainment consultancy.  Kelli led music initiatives at Apple during her 10 years there
where she helped ‘birth’ the digital music and entertainment movement. She’s been a successful consultant in the field of digital distribution of branded entertainment content for nearly 15 years.   She is a sought after thought leader in this space, and facilitates key connections and strategic alliances for her business and celebrity clients.  She is also a certified
coach, a published author, and an acclaimed events and awards show producer.  Her access to luminaries and influencers across both entertainment and technology is a unique cornerstone of her success.

Education
  • Alan Cohen Life Coaching Training
    Certified Coach, Life Coaching, 2009 - 2010
  • Ford Institute of Integrative Coaching
    Certified Coach, Coaching, 2003 - 2005
    Kelli's unique blend of mentoring and coaching allows individual clients to excel in their personal lives, just as her business consulting guides them to professional excellence. Trained by the best in the business, Kelli is a Certified Coach, certified by world renowned “Million Dollar Consultant” Alan Weiss. Kelli is one of only 25 people in the world personally sanctioned by Alan Weiss to act in this capacity. She is also a Certified Integrative Life Coach, having been trained by two seasoned coaches and bestselling authors - Debbie Ford and Alan Cohen.
  • MBA - San Jose State University
    MBA, Business - Apple Management Masters, Business, Marketing, 1990 - 1993
  • BA - San Jose State University
    Bachelor's, Business Administration, 1982 - 1985
  • De Anza College
    AA, Business & Film
  • Cupertino High School
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Gender
Female