One of the leading power women in the music industry is Desiree Perez. She is the fuel and energy behind the ever popular Roc Nation, the music company owned by J Z Carter. She was recognized recently with several other top female executives in the music industry. They have been instrumental in bringing their businesses to the fore front of the entertainment sector. In another article in which Desiree was interviewed, it was noted that she, and several of the popular female music artists, made statements in response to a negative opinion from the president of the Recording Academy.
It appeared that the president’s thoughts on female executives in music did not compare to the work done by male executives. He referenced that women should take a step up in order to move forward in their careers. This comment caused a rash of replies from artists like Pink and Kelly Clarkson, who had strong opinions bout the leadership roles that women have stepped into over the past decades. Some talent managers and lawyers are even making recommendations that the president resign from his position.
Desiree Perez was one of six women who were recognized as top executives in the industry to speak out, and sign a letter that they addressed the board of trustees on the Recording Academy.They intend that the organization is out of touch with society, and the music industry today.Desiree Perez has been the Chief Operations Officer at Roc Nation since she joined J Z in 2009. She has been the influence behind several important contract negotiations, and such deals as the Beyonce Formation stadium, and Rihanna and the Samsung deal. Desiree and J Z have known, and worked with each other for more than twenty years. She helped with SC Enterprise, which is the first business venture of J Z. He knew that Desiree would be perfect with him at Roc Nation.