As President of U.S. Repertoire and Marketing, Katz is in charge of a roster which includes in music publishing star writers such as Bruno Mars, will.i.am, DJ Snake, John Legend, Pitbull, Frank Ocean and Quincy Jones and in recordings artists such as blink-182, Janet Jackson, Alabama, Iron Maiden, Scarface and OK Go. While currently based in BMG’s Los Angeles office, Katz is also responsible for BMG teams in New York, LA, Nashville as well as Rise Records in Portland, Oregon.
Prior to BMG, Katz co-founded record label Beluga Heights with his client/partner JR Rotem, where they scored multi-million album sales and tens of millions of singles sales with artists including Jason Derulo and Sean Kingston. Previously he served as GM of Groove Attack USA. He began his career in 1996 as a music attorney.