TOM WINDISH is the founder of The Windish Agency, a three-time winner of Pollstar's Independent Agency of the Year Award. Prior to joining Paradigm as a Senior Executive in 2017, Windish had grown The Windish Agency from his Chicago apartment with two employees to more than 80 employees with offices in six cities.
He is known for developing the touring careers of such artists as Lorde, alt-J, The xx and Hot Chip. Working with these musicians from the early days of their careers, Windish has seen clients grow from playing small local venues to dominating stages at major festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza and Electric Daisy Carnival. Many have earned Grammy nominations and wins.
Windish leads the agent team that developed Lorde’s Melodrama World Tour, which played to sold-out crowds at Coachella, Governor’s Ball, among many others. The album itself hit number one on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, and nominated for Album of the Year at the 2018 Grammys.
He has been recognized on Billboard’s Power 100 list both individually and as a member of Paradigm’s Music Executive Group in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.