After spending his formative years learning the ropes of running youth music events, then taking bookings at local venues, Kian fled to Melbourne to learn about more about life and starting working his way up the ladder at JB Hi-Fi. Moving back to Newcastle a few years later to take on a role as Music Buyer. Later still, realising it was time to expand skills with a Bachelor of Business at University of Newcastle, then going on to build a media imprint as Newcastle Mirage and then expanding this to include Oasis Social Media managing the needs of a range of clients.