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Mike Boris is an award-winning music producer, music supervisor and music strategist with a solid reputation for his unique way of thinking outside the traditional, and bringing exciting innovative ideas to every campaign. Mike’s expertise lies in bringing music and brands together creatively and seamlessly. To date he has worked on over 6,000 commercials.
Mike initially cut his music production teeth as an assistant engineer at NYC’s legendary Edison Studios, and then at JSM Music as Chief Engineer. He got his start on the agency side as a music producer at Ogilvy & Mather and went on to serve as VP, Head of Music at Bates. And then spent nearly a decade as SVP, Head of Music at McCann Erickson.
Mike has consulted for countless agencies including Johannes Leonardo, DAVID, Digitas, Saatchi, Havas, Y&R, Team One, Ferrara & Company, JWT, Combe, Lloyd & Co, Devito Verdi, Carl Byrd, BoomAgers. Impacting big name brands like Weight Watchers, Kohl’s, Barney’s, Pepsi, Coke, iHome and Estée Lauder. He is a founder and curator of the Union Music Library, the only music library endorsed by the American Federation of Musicians (Local 802).
Mike has produced with tons of artists, including Jennifer Hudson for Weight Watchers, Nick Jonas for Acuvue, Jennifer Lopez, Avril Lavigne, Plain White T’s, Lenny Kravitz and Vanessa Carlton for Kohl’s, Sister’s Beyonce and Solonge Knowles for L’oreal, Mark Isham for US Army, Bruce Hornsby for GM and Jimmy Napes for Ferria
He has also indie'd it up by working with countless up-and-coming artists over the years who have provided music for different brands. This includes starting a branded label for Holiday Inn with artist Kyle Andrews, using his song, "You Always Make Me Smile". The official video has garnered over 2.5 million views.
He’s a proud father to two beautiful girls: a ballerina and a musical theatre actor/singer. And when he’s not tapping into his drummer roots making sweet noise in his home studio, he’s centering himself in his wife’s yoga classes.
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