Phil Quist

Phil Quist Music Industry Advisory Board

Music Agent, Creative Artists Agency

Phil Quist is a Music Agent at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Quist works in the Los Angeles office who helped sign and/or represents many of the world’s leading musicians, including The Chainsmokers, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Tate McRae, Charli XCX, Lil Miquela, R3HAB, Audrey Mika, and Maggie Lindemann, among others. He also serves as an investor at Connect Ventures, an investment partnership between CAA and global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with a focus on early-stage consumer-focused businesses.

Quist began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley. He joined CAA in 2012.

Quist was named to Variety’s “Assistants to Watch” list in 2015 and was also named to the Forbes 2018 “30 Under 30” list in the Music category. In 2019, he was honored on Billboard’s Dance Power Players list and in 2021, he was a Pollstar Impact 50 honoree. He is an active member of the music community, serving as the head of MusiCares Foundation’s Young Ambassadors Board. He also serves as a board member for the Forbes Under 30 community.

Quist graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Finance.

The Music Industry Advisory Board aims to ensure that students have access to a diverse set of successful music professionals, so they are aware that there is more to the industry beyond being on the main stage. Our mission is to close the gap for the next generation of music industry professionals to create a more inclusive and diverse future.