Tom Sturges is a music industry veteran, established author and sought after teacher and speaker. As a senior executive with influential music publishing houses like Chrysalis Music and Universal Music Tom has signed some of the biggest names in the business such as the Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Outkast, and Jack Johnson. Having presented at the Aspen Institute, Stanford University, Princeton, and New York University Tom is regularly called upon to speak about creativity and motivation. Tom has authored two books on parenting, “Parking Lot Rules” (Ballantine Books, May 2008) and “Grow the Tree You Got” ( Penguin/Tarcher, May 2011). Tom’s new book on creativity, “Every Idea is a Good Idea: Be Creative Anytime, Anywhere” (Penguin/Tarcher), is currently available for presale now and will be released September 25, 2014.