Amir Windom is BNC’s executive of creative affairs, entertainment and music. Amir is regarded as one of the nation’s top young leaders and creative minds of his generation. During the last decade, he has accumulated success in the world of entertainment by asserting his skills in the music, film and television industry.
An Atlanta native, Amir began his entertainment career serving in various roles and departments within the music, marketing and community relations aspects of the business. Amir also served in the position of executive of A&R/creative services at some of America’s most renown record labels. In this role, Amir had the opportunity to work with some of today’s biggest stars, including Bruno Mars, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Lupe Fiasco and Trey Songz, to name just a few. Amir’s distinguished career has provided him opportunities to contribute to numerous GRAMMY Award-winning albums and film soundtracks that have earned gold and platinum status.
Amir is currently a television and film music supervisor, producing and placing music, as well as creating original scores and designing creative strategies for major film companies, such as Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate Films. His projects include feature films like Little; Collateral Beauty; Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man; Why Did I Get Married 2; Bad Dad Rehab; and Stomp The Yard 2. Amir’s projects also include highly rated network and cable television series like Insecure (HBO), Being Mary Jane (BET), ALPHAS (SyFy), and Entourage (HBO).
In the Fall of 2018, Amir executive produced and music supervised the critically-acclaimed film Canal Street, starring lead actor Bryshere Gray of FOX’s Empire, that debuted in theaters across the nation. Amir has also helped develop global marketing campaigns for major brands like The Coca-Cola Company (Summer Olympics 2016 & Respect Your Verse), Kodak (So Kodak feat Drake & Rihanna), ESPN, and more.
Amir has been honored with the prestigious “40/40” award by his alma mater, Florida A&M University, solely given to alumni under the age of 40 who’ve made outstanding career strides and achievements. He was named one of Black Enterprise Magazine 50 Top Business and Modern Man, was penned as a “Young Leader to Watch” by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and named one of the “Top 35 Millennials” in the country by the Next Big Thing Movement.
Keeping in stride with his efforts to give back, Amir has been a featured speaker around the globe on numerous tours and conferences, as well as at various colleges and universities, including Harvard University, University of Southern California, Howard University, New York University, University of Kentucky, Operation Smile Global Conference-Ireland, South Africa Music and Entertainment Symposium, Empower Me Tour, Radio One Music Summit, Steve Harvey’s Mentoring Summit, the GRAMMY Foundation, and more.
Amir loves all things creative, but he also loves improving the quality life around him. For this reason, Amir worked very closely with numerous national organizations, such as 100 Black Men of America, Operation Smile, and Grammy Foundation to create mentoring and leadership programs. Amir serves on the board of ZT Corporate/Altus Foundation (Houston, TX), the Grammy Foundation, and the FAMU Board of Visitors for the School of Journalism.