Terry Ellis

As one of the architects of the “British Invasion” of the 1960’s and 1970’s, Terry Ellis was responsible for guiding the careers of Jethro Tull, Blondie, Pat Benatar, Billy Idol, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Roxy Music, Yes, Spandau Ballet, and many, many more.

Terry Ellis developed Chrysalis Records into one of the world’s most successful independently owned record companies and later became Chairman of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

He was also Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and a Board Member of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). He was the founding governor of the BRIT School for the Performing Arts in London, England and has served as a director of The Metropolitan Opera Club of New York City.