The Age of Experience™
The Ageof ExperienceTM
Today collective experiences have revolutionary value. We are living in an age of heightened connectivity, and somehow, unprecedented isolation.
Your audience seeks meaningful moments above all.
This is a time of rich opportunity for experience chasers and experience creators as well as for brands and real estate holders. Expect new and compelling experiences – born of our need to gather and share, enabled by new technology and new approaches to storytelling craft.
This is The Age of Experience!
ELLIOTT DUNWODY / VP CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT
Elliott Dunwody is an 18 year veteran of live experience, an advisor to artists, a creative consultant, and a producer. Elliott manages and directs creatives of all kinds with the explicit goal of delivering original experiences that leave lasting impressions.
As a pioneer in live events, and a true connector, Elliott has been a part of successful ventures in a variety of verticals from festival experience, electronic touring, branded events, peer to peer programing, and brand activations. He has produced and managed events reaching millions of people in his career, serving as artist manager, creative director, and executive producer.
As an artist manager at C3 Presents, Elliott managed electronic juggernaut Bassnectar for 10 years during the rise of EDM and US festivals. He also worked with genre defining performers Thievery Corporation, Beats Antique, and Shpongle.
As Executive Producer at Vita Motus Design Studio, Elliott produced shows for internationally acclaimed artists such as Pharrell Williams, Halsey, A$AP Rocky, and Run the Jewels; produced stages for Electric Forest, Coachella, and EDC, the largest electronic festival in North America, and delivered one of a kind branded experiences for Adidas, Red Bull, and Vice.
When not working Elliott dreams of setting the standard for The Age of Experience and the coming immersive entertainment revolution.
NATALIE LA MANTIA / CHIEF OF STAFF
As Chief of Staff at Soren West, Natalie La Mantia leads and executes strategic initiatives across the organization including administrative, financial, cultural, and operational activities. She has over a decade of experience supporting & advising C-suite executives in several industries including tech startups, consumer goods, and non-profits. Over the course of her career she has worked with many world-renowned business leaders and investors, elected officials at the state and national level, and several foreign heads of state.
She has a degree in International Relations and Politics from Scripps College, is conversant in Mandarin Chinese, and is a California Certificated paralegal & notary.
When she is not at work, Natalie is an avid traveler. She has been to over 25 countries and is always looking forward to the next adventure.
SOREN WEST / FOUNDER
Soren West is an executive producer of original immersive entertainment and live events of all kinds serving performance artists and experiential brand communications.
His decades of experience include work with the biggest names in recording & touring entertainment and companies such as Turner, Nike, iHeart Media, Live Nation, AEG, the NFL, Viacom, A&E, CBS, and icons of Silicon Valley.
Through 2016, Soren served as CEO of Atomic Design, a live events business, where he helped drive that company’s growth in offices across the globe. He was a founding partner of Beame Lighting, which was sold to 4Wall in 2016, and a founding contributor to Rock Lititz, a live entertainment production campus & rehearsal studio.
Soren is a founding member of Music for Everyone, a nonprofit that supports music in education. He served on the board of advisors at Millersville University’s Entrepreneurship program and currently serves on the board of directors at The Arts Campus at Willits, outside Aspen, CO.
When not at work, Soren enjoys skiing, bike riding, sailing, and more than anything, hanging out with his wife and kids.