Currently VP & GM of Eventbrite's self-service business/product with global revenue responsibility. Previously, I was Eventbrite's first Head/VP of Growth, and interim...more CMO before transitioning to my current role.
Eventbrite is the world's largest event technology platform. Each year, the company serves hundreds of thousands of event creators and 50M+ active ticket buyers around the globe, generating $10B+ in gross ticket sales since inception. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global, & more.
Co-founded SkillSlate, a local services marketplace backed by $1.5M from First Round Capital, Canaan Partners, and angel investors. I led product, growth, and marketing for...more the business. SkillSlate was acquired by TaskRabbit December 2011 (later acquired by IKEA).
Hire people, not companies – SkillSlate connects consumers with great independent service professionals, and provides service businesses with tools to earn more customers.
Promoted 4 times in 4 years from Intern (Yahoo!'s first formal internship class) to youngest PM in the company at the time. Drove consumer product and user growth initiatives...more for one of Yahoo!'s fastest growing and most profitable business units.
- Grew Y! Real Estate 10x to the #1 most visited real estate site (up from #14 at start date) - Earned a Webby Award (People's Voice) for the real estate category - Scaled our SEO traffic more than 2,900% to millions of visits / mo
Founder & CEO
2001 - 2005 (about 4 years)
Founded EventTicketsNow.com, an online event ticket brokerage company, and bootstrapped the business out of my college dorm room. Over a span of 4 years I built our product,...more scaled a network of domestic & international brokers, expanded to multiple distribution/sales channels (website, eBay PowerSeller, StubHub Large Seller program), and grew the business to high six-figure revenues and substantial profitability.