Mark Gillespie is a thirty-nine year old CEO and Founder of notorious entertainment firm Three Six Zero. Gillespie is recognized globally for his innovation and influence within the business landscape of music, film, television and digital content.
August 30, 1981
|Birth place||United Kingdom|
|Founded||Three Six Zero|
Mark Gillespie was born in August 30, 1981 in United Kingdom.
World’s Greatest Managers
Mark Gillespie is widely known as one of the industry’s preeminent executives and was recently named as one of the World’s Greatest Managers by Music Business Worldwide. As an acclaimed CEO, manager, and producer, Gillespie’s success is due to his unparalleled vision, relentless drive and genuine passion to recognize his clients goals and turn them into a reality. Gillespie provides the leadership necessary to ensure that Three Six Zero and its clients remain at the forefront of their respective fields. He has been a significant figure in shaping the careers of Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean and many more.
At a young age Gillespie’s passion for electronic music encompassed all aspects of his life and in his hometown of Birmingham, UK, swiftly turned full-time vocation where he quickly became an invaluable asset for superclub Godskitchen. His career launched and paved the way for unparalleled success yet to come.
Advance ahead to today and Gillespie has positioned himself as a progressive vision in the entertainment industry, having formed pivotal partnerships with powerhouse companies including Roc Nation, Sony Music Entertainment and Westbrook Entertainment, whose talent roster includes icons, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Three Six Zero
Mark Gillespie has joined forces with Pete Tong MBE to lead Three Six Zero’s own in-house record label, Three Six Zero Recordings. The label prides itself on nurturing the musical careers of its clients whilst establishing new areas for growth and opportunity outside of music across corresponding creative lanes. It’s a radical approach and one that is gaining accolades for its contemporary methodology.
Film and television
A radical entrepreneur, Gillespie continues to expand an already successful presence in film and television. In 2018 the firm’s first feature film released to great success – the prominent drama ‘Vox Lux’ – which had an original soundtrack by Sia and saw Natalie Portman and Jude Law celebrated for their respective lead roles. With several projects in the pipeline, 2021 will undoubtedly further cement Gillespie as a permanent fixture in the film world.
Gillespie has invested in companies which align with his own pursuits for innovation, these sit at the intersection of media, technology, and apparel and some include Outdoor Voices, Stance, Ember Technologies, Stem Disintermedia, and Saavn. With a focus on giving back, Gillespie is devoted to creative development and advocacy for children, two causes he supports via his position on both the Music Committee of Children in Conflict and the core screening panel of the Recording Academy.
Recently named as one of Billboard’s 2021 Change Agents, as well as one of the World’s Greatest Managers by Music Business Worldwide, Mark Gillespie is a world-class British CEO, manager, and producer whose vision and drive have led him to build Three Six Zero into the global entertainment powerhouse that it is today.
Widely recognized as one of the industry’s preeminent executives, Gillespie has been instrumental in guiding the careers of Frank Ocean and Calvin Harris, most recently closing a deal in excess of $100MM for his publishing catalogue. With offices in Los Angeles, Miami, and London, Gillespie provides the leadership necessary to ensure that Three Six Zero and its clients remain at the forefront of the music, film, television, and digital content landscape Fueled by a lifelong passion for music, Gillespie launched his career in his hometown of Birmingham, UK, where he proved to be an invaluable asset for superclub Godskitchen.
Since then, he has established himself as a visionary in the entertainment industry, having worked in partnerships with Sony Music Entertainment, Jay-Z and Roc Nation, and most recently Westbrook Entertainment, whose talent roster includes Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and the entire Smith Family.
A relentless pioneer and entrepreneur, Gillespie has joined forces with Pete Tong MBE to run Three Six Zero Recordings, his own in-house record label, while continuing to expand an already successful presence in film and television. Along with several other projects in the pipeline, the company’s first feature film – prestige drama, VOX LUX –
starring Natalie Portman and Jude Law, including an original soundtrack by Sia, was released in 2018.
With a passion for innovation at the intersection of media, technology, and apparel, Gillespie has invested in companies such as Outdoor Voices, Stance, Ember Technologies, Stem Disintermedia, and Saavn. Committed to giving back and continuously fostering artistic talent, Gillespie has also remained a longtime philanthropist and advocate, sitting on both the Music Committee of Children in Conflict and the core screening panel of the Recording Academy. In his downtime, Gillespie enjoys following Manchester United and is an avid collector of modern art.
Did you know…
- He was named one of the World’s Greatest Managers by Music Business Worldwide.
- American monthly magazine “Rolling Stone” featured him on their list of the ’50 Most Important People in EDM’.