James Algate serves as the executive vice president of entertainment at Hakkasan Group. In this position, he is tasked with developing and maintaining relationships with high-profile talent, devising and managing artist residencies and leveraging the brand portfolio to attract emerging acts. James oversees talent booking for Hakkasan Group’s daylife and nightlife entities and has successfully launched Las Vegas residencies with a roster of globally recognized artists.
James has over 25 years of experience in the global hospitality industry with talent relations, event management and sponsorship development. He is one of the founding members of Angel Music Group, the company behind some of the most prominent electronic music events around the globe and home to international brands such as GlobalGathering and Godskitchen. In 2013, James moved to Las Vegas from the United Kingdom to join Hakkasan Group. James also oversees all of the project design and production that go into each new venue development including lighting, sound, special effects and architectural finishes.