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Tickets48

We're an entertainment-marketing company. We harness the power of fans to fill empty seats.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website tickets48.com

Company Summary

We provide a yield management engine to address the unsold ticket market estimated to be between $9 bn and $12 bn a year. We use social media analytics and live contests to identify our clients’ most influential fans. We engage those fans with game mechanics to create viral word-of-mouth sharing that attracts more and more fans. We then monetize them by adjusting pricing dynamically to balance willingness to pay and demand at the point of sale.

Team

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    Michael Jaschke
    CEO and Co-Founder

    Prior to co-founding tickets48, Michael was the CEO and Co-Founder of Speadi LLC, a mobile advertising company. Before Speadi Michael was SVP with VPIsystems, a telecom software provider. In 2007 he was the founding CEO of Elanti Systems, a telecom software company that he sold to VPIsystems in 2010. Prior to Elanti Michael held several senior executive roles with Siemens’ telecom division. He holds a MSc in Electrical Engineering.

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    Jatin Patel
    CTO and Co-Founder

    Before co-founding tickets48, Jatin was Director of Engineering at Speadi LLC, a mobile advertising company. Prior to Speadi, he was Principal Technical Architect for AT&T’s Mobility CTO. Before that Jatin held various leadership roles at Avaya’s Mobility, Desktop and Video - Unified Communications group. Jatin holds several patents in the areas of web security and mobility.  He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the Stevens Institute.

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    Ian Quinn
    VP BDM

    Prior to joining Tickets48, Ian was a producer and consultant based out of New York with 10+ years in the creative, cultural and lifestyle industries. Specializing in strategic marketing, special events and business development. Mr. Quinn sits on the Green Business Committee at the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. He is a Voting Member of The Grammy Awards and also a member of The Emmys, The Songwriters Hall of Fame and ASCAP.

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    RJ Bucaria
    Executive Advisor

    RJ is the CEO of Prolific Media Holdings, a global trans-media company, based in New York City with operational divisions and holdings in Music, Film, Television, Sponsorship, Events, Talent Management, Publishing and IP. Through his journey in the entertainment industry, Mr. Bucaria has held positions in A&R, Artist Management, Director and C-Level Executive positions.

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    Hossein Eslambolchi
    Executive Advisor

    Eslambolchi, a visionary and frequent keynote speaker in the telecom industry, led a transformational change at AT&T as CTO through his "Concept of One" program. He is also the former president and CEO of AT&T Research Labs and former president and CEO of AT&T Global Operations, including a role as chief transformation officer. Holding more than 1000 granted and pending patents worldwide, Dr. Eslambolchi is known for his expertise in IP.

Advisors

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    Rob Mark
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed