Founder: Man Made Music
Award-winning Composer and Producer
Hailed as “equal parts Philip Glass and Don Draper” by Details Magazine, JOEL BECKERMAN is a pioneer of sound and music and its transformative power. He is an award-winning composer, producer, arranger as well as the founder of Man Made Music, a company specializing in Sonic Branding, and the author of The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel, and Buy.
Interweaving music, strategy and popular culture, Joel is dedicated to telling compelling stories and impacting our everyday experiences with music and sound.
Joel has, with his team, created original scores for over 50 television series and specials, including the Super Bowl on NBC, “Entertainment Tonight,” ESPN Film’s “30 for 30,” and “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.” His work can be found across most major networks including HBO, FX, NBC and A&E and he has been named one of ASCAP’s “Most Performed” theme composers for the past nine years.
By translating brand strategy into sonic strategy, he and his company have developed unique and signature sonic branding programs for global giants such as Disney, Mercedes, AT&T, and Southwest Airlines.
Joel’s thought leadership in innovation through music and sound has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, Fast Company, Billboard, Hollywood Reporter, Spin Magazine, and more. You can learn more on his website.