Akin Aliu (he/him) is a Music Agent at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Aliu is based in the Los Angeles office and represents many of the world’s leading artists, including Doja Cat, Freddie Gibbs, Young M.A., and Becky G, among others. Since joining CAA in 2013, Aliu has helped sign and develop emerging talent and has worked with Platinum-selling artists. In the live entertainment space, Aliu advises artists on touring-based strategies that have resulted in thousands of tickets sold around the world, slots at premiere festivals, on-camera opportunities and branding campaigns. Aliu graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Communication. Aliu is a member of the advisory board of LIFT-LA and also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.