A professional with 30+ years of experience in the marketing, promotion & management of artistic and cultural projects in the entertainment industry, Linda was born and educated in the USA, has a BA in International PR, with a concentration in languages (Italian & Spanish).
In 1992 she decided to make a change, cross an ocean & move to Italy. She ended up in design/fashion central Milano and immediately began collaborating with several professional design studios. She also dabbled a bit in teaching a “Professional Organization” course at several design schools in Milano + Roma.
In 1999, approaching the new millennium, time for a move again: next destination, her beloved Roma! There, a brief stint in the corporate world & in 2002 she began collaborating in the entertainment industry with her first gig as a talent agent! Ironic – the consultancy – was born in 2003, where the desire and need for a “consultancy” arose. In 2008, she returned to the US, and in 2010 she opened up Ironic Music Booking Agency, a new branch of Ironic!
Her native language is English and she speaks fluent Italian, very good Spanish and conversational French. She has dual citizenship as well (USA + Italy/EU).
Name: Linda M. Somma
Lives in: Boston, Massachusetts
Company: Ironic Production
Occupation: Location Scout, Production Manager and Researcher
Unique traits: Polyglot - bi-lingual (Italian / English) excellent Spanish; decent French dual citizenship - able to work anywhere in Europe