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Nicholas Judd, CPA, MBA – 2021 20 Under 40 Top Influencer

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Nicholas Judd, CPA, MBA – 2021 20 Under 40 Top Influencer

Co-founder, CEO
Leftbrain
www.useleftbrain.com

Career highlights: 

  • Co-Founder, Leftbrain, the only accounting firm in the entertainment industry that develops technology to empower entertainers and their teams to make informed decisions
  • 2021 Billboard Top Business Managers List, honoring the top business managers in the entertainment industry
  • 2021 Trusted Advisor Future of Business Management List
  • 2020-21 Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowship Cohort
  • The Polsky Accelerator program at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, one of the preeminent venture accelerators among top MBA programs.
  • MBA, University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, 2020, concentration in Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Economics; B.A. Syracuse University, Summa Cum Laude
  • Founder, Judd Financial, LLC, provided outsourced corporate accounting and finance services to concert promoters, music festivals, and record labels
  • Founder, Entertainment Talk Shop, produced quarterly networking events in New York City, with event attendance topping 200 professionals

Favorite books/websites/podcasts/speakers/bloggers that you find influential:

  • “The Lean Startup” by Eric Ries
  • “Getting to Yes” by Roger Fisher and William Ury
  • Harvard Business Review
  • “Think Fast, Talk Smart” podcast by Stanford GSB
  • “Masters of Scale” with Reid Hoffman podcast
  • Richard Thaler’s work in behavioral economics

See all of the 2021 “40 Under 40” honorees.