Tawn Albright named Ticketmaster EVP
Ticketmaster has re-hired Tawn Albright as executive vice-president, with responsibility for overseeing the growth of club ticketing service TicketWeb and DIY platform Universe.
Albright joins Ticketmaster from internet content company Leaf Group (previously Demand Media), and was previously co-founder of CEO of live entertainment digital agency Rockhouse Partners, which was sold to eTix in 2014. Prior to starting Rockhouse, he was vice-president and head of corporate development for Ticketmaster from 2006 to 2008.
“Tawn is another unique addition to our leadership team,” says Ticketmaster North America president Jared Smith.
“Tawn is another unique addition to our leadership team”
“He has a fantastic background with a proven record of leveraging technology to bring fresh product and service solutions to market in both ecommerce and enterprise software. There’s no doubt he will help us accelerate an area of our business that is already growing at an impressive rate.”
Adds Albright: “As we all keep hearing, we now live in an experiential economy where people are yearning for live events. Concerts, comedy shows, cultural fairs, festivals and attractions are more popular than ever before.
“Our unique ability to complement our portfolio of specialised tools and software with the unparallelled scale and expertise of Ticketmaster is what excites me the most about joining the team.”