Storme is an accomplished and enthusiastic public speaker, with a raw humility known for breaking down the barrier between the audience and the stage. She has given countless key notes and contributed to numerous panels over the years, covering topics such as LIVE TOURING and ARTIST MANAGEMENT, MENTAL HEALTH and WELLNESS in the music and entertainment industries, and VIRTUAL REALITY and STORYTELLING.
Storme is an advocate of mental wellbeing, having been diagnosed with Bi Polar II in 2011 whilst running a large and successful production company, and also managing a number of internationally successful music artists.
She speaks publicly about mental health in the music and entertainment industries, and the importance of self-care in a fast paced, high pressure work environment. She also features on various panels in the virtual reality and storytelling space. Please use the form below for availability and bookings.
“[Storme] is a very engaging and popular speaker in the music industry circuit… she has invaluable insight for both artists and industry professionals… Her talks are captivating and she resonates with everyone in the room through her humorous anecdotes infused with insider industry hacks.”
- Anna Hildur, Programme Director, Nordic Music Export Programme
"Storme had keynote on 'Why I Left the Music Industry' at Slush Music 2016, she has the attitude and the energy to keep audience in a topic not much discussed, acknowledged or just neglected by the industry. Loved working with her and hope to have her on stage again!"
- Sasu Paakkunainen, Content Director at Slush Music
“Storme is a dynamic and authentic speaker, offering innovative insight in a changing [music] industry. Her disruptive approach to the live music industry is inspiring. She was a great contributor to the SoundBound conference in Mumbai. ”
- Vijay Nair – CEO, OML Entertainment, Mumbai, India.
Previous Speaking Engagements include:
Mondo NYC - Mental Health & Music - Key Note with Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit
Mondo NYC - Virtual Reality & Music - Panel Speaker
LA Music Video Festival, Los Angeles - Virtual Reality & Music Videos - Panel Speaker
Headspace HQ, @ Headspace Los Angeles - Women Avoiding Burnout - Panel Speaker
SheSaidSo, @ Soho House, Los Angeles - Hedonism & Health in Music - Panel speaker
Digital Entertainment World (DEW), Los Angeles - VR Storytelling Panel - Panel speaker
Slush Festival, Helsinki, Finland - Mental Health & Music Industry - Key Note Speaker
Slush Festival, Helsinki, Finland - Mentor Session
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK - Creative entrepreneur & V&A Connects - Panel
Iceland Music Export, Reykjavik, Iceland - Touring & Management - Key Note Speaker
Marie Claire Magazine - Inspire & Mentor Campaign Mentor for Women In Music
In The City, Manchester, UK - Live Touring - Panel Speaker
SoundBound, Mumbai, India - Live Touring - Panel Speaker
SoundBound, Mumbai, India - Artist Management - Panel Speaker
The Great Escape, Brighton, UK - Creative Entrepreneur Awards - Finalist & Speaker
SXSW, Austin, TX, - Live Touring - Panel Speaker
British Council Music, Beijing, China - Key Note & Panel
British Council Music Panel, Guanjou, China - Key Note & Panel
Oya Festiva, Oslo, Norway - Touring & Management - Panel Speaker
Music Managers Forum, London, UK - Live Music and Management - Panel Speaker
You Are In Control - Reykjavik, Iceland - Live Music - Panel Speaker
Hard Working Class Heros, Dublin, Ireland - Live Music - Panel Speaker
Hard Working Class Heros, Dublin, Ireland - Mentoring Sessions
Lectures at British Academy of New Music, London, UK - Live Music & Touring