Kristina Benson

Kristina Benson is a lifelong music professional who began her career with a degree in opera from UCI and piano lessons in her spare time under Miles Davis sideman Kei Akagi. After stints as a promoter and DJ, she segued into working in licensing and supervision. As a licensor, she has been directly responsible for securing placements with national campaigns for Bridgestone, Acura, and Bulova, as well as on shows including How To Get Away With Murder, Vampire Diaries, the Blacklist, Riverdale, Cameron Crowe’s Roadies, Vice on HBO, and more. Currently, she works on the licensing side in her role as founder and CEO of  Sweet On Top, and on the supervisor side at New York-based agency Disco Cha Cha, where she coordinates for brands like Michael Kors, Sephora, Dior, and Vogue.

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