Troy Carter

Troy Carter

Aspen Institute Trustee , Founder and CEO, Atom Factory Founding/General Partner, Cross Culture VC

A living story of beats, bytes and big ideas, Troy Carter brings 20 years of progressive experience within music, tech and media to the art of hustle as the founder and CEO of entertainment company Atom Factory & content platform Smashd.co, an investor with 80+ holdings including Uber, Spotify, DropBox, and Warby Parker, a founding/general partner of Cross Culture VC, in addition to being a self-accomplished talent manager for artists including Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth. Troy is a guest shark for Season 7 of ABC’s hit prime-time show Shark Tank. Troy is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.