CEO and co-founder, Propeller Management
Nordic Music Biz Top 20 under 30 / 2021
Erlend Buflaten is CEO and co-founder of Propeller Management which has offices in Oslo and London. Based out of Oslo, Erlend manages Grammy-nominated and multi-billion streaming artist Seeb, producer SIVV and multi-platinum producer/writer Thomas Kongshavn. During his time at Propeller, Erlend has developed a number of successful concepts, strategies and campaigns for artists like Seeb, Shaun Ross, BlimE!, LOVA.
After a communications degree, Erlend started interning at Music Norway. Through his 4 years at the company, Erlend went on to develop their International PR and Marketing department, working closely with festivals and industry partners globally to create and lead long standing projects, as well as securing A-level media coverage for a number of Norwegian artists.
Through his career Erlend has had several different roles in music, working with brand building, project management, events, booking, A&R, journalism, marketing and PR, but he has yet to learn to play an instrument.