Emily White is co-founder of Whitesmith Entertainment, Inc. a U.S. talent management firm based in New York and Los Angeles specializing in Music and Comedy. Along with co-founder Keri Smith Esguia, Whitesmith has built their reputation on launching artists using models rooted in internet marketing, fan engagement, and tour development spawning various revenue streams and setting the foundation for long-term careers. The company's roster includes Brendan Benson (of The Raconteurs), GOLD MOTEL, Urge Overkill, Sydney Wayser, Kevin Avery, Margaret Cho, W. Kamau Bell, Sara Benincasa, Selene Luna, and Elon James White. White's background spans the music industry including positions at Michael Cohl's Live Nation Artists, Madison House in New York, tour management, PR, radio, TV, and concert promotion. In her early career, White was integral in developing The Dresden Dolls' worldwide success in addition to working directly with Imogen Heap (U.K.), The Fiery Furnaces (U.S.), Secret Machines (U.S.), Paolo Nutini (U.K.), Angelique Kidjo (Africa), Taj Mahal (U.S.), Jonah Smith (U.S.), Die Mannequin (Canada), and Zac Brown Band (U.S.). White sits on the board of direct-to-fan technology non-profit CASH Music in addition to advising on Merch Luv, a new online engagement platform that results in artist-approved fan-created merchandise.