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Peter Katsis

Prospect Park; Partner

Peter Katsis is a partner and cofounding member of Prospect Park as well as a twenty year veteran of the entertainment business. At the age of 23 Peter managed his first group, the infamous Chicago alt-rock band Ministry. While in Chicago during the mid-80's Katsis was closely involved with the birth of house music as he acted as the main agent for Chicago house acts, sending artists like Marshal Jefferson and Adonis to London and New York. In 1990, Katsis moved to Los Angeles to start managing bands with partner Jeff Kwatinetz. This lead to the formation of The Firm, of which Katsis was a key founding member. The Firm remains to be one of the largest management companies in the history of the music business. Since then he has been involved with the careers of over thirty platinum recording artists including Jane's Addiction, KORN, Audioslave, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and Backstreet Boys. In 2002, a Vanity Fair article called Katsis "The Best Music Manager in the Business". His accomplishments include producing the only concert by an American rock band in the Castro era in Cuba, when Audioslave played a free show in Havana in 2005 for over 100,000 fans.