Co-Founder, The New Colossus Festival & Founder, Lorimer Beacon
Living in Brooklyn, Mike Bell is the co-founder of The New Colossus Festival, a Lower East Side, NYC based showcase festival and conference for emerging music from around the world. He is also the co-creator of New Colossus Sessions, an online weekly live performance and interview series. In addition to The New Colossus, Mike is the founder of Lorimer Beacon, a creative solutions company offering consultation services for international governments, organizations and private companies in the United States and abroad. He has previously served as Music Norway's US consultant and though not Norwegian himself, has has a five-year old daughter who is 25% through her grandmother's side.