PRESS RELEASE: “Triton Media Group Adds Former Ticketmaster CEO to Board”
LOS ANGELES, CA (EON: Enhanced Online News) April 5, 2011 – Triton Media Group (http://www.tritonmedia.com), a market leading company syndicating content and enabling broadcasters to establish and monetize their digital presence, today announced that it named Mayfield Fund Entrepreneur in Residence Sean Moriarty as non-executive chairman of Triton Media Group’s Board of Directors. Moriarty is the former President and CEO of Ticketmaster, the world’s largest live entertainment ticketing and marketing company. Moriarty led Ticketmaster to significant digital and international success during his tenure and will provide strategic guidance as Triton enters its next phase of growth.
Moriarty joins Triton Media Group to serve as a digital advisor to President and Chief Executive Officer Neal Schore and Chief Operating Officer Mike Agovino. He will contribute to Triton’s overarching strategy as the company continues to lead innovation for digital audio. Triton Media Group’s Triton Digital division provides media companies with technology and services that entertain, engage and build online audiences.
“I see tremendous opportunity ahead for Triton and the audio content industry as a whole,” said Moriarty. “Triton sits at the tipping point of radio’s online migration with unique expertise in helping customers flourish in an increasingly digital economy. Its solutions are extremely valuable for media companies and publishers to engage audiences and monetize their brands as they move online.”
Prior to his time as President and CEO of Ticketmaster, Moriarty held several positions of increasing responsibility within the organization, including Executive Vice President of Products and Technology and COO. Before moving to Ticketmaster, he held various roles including Executive Vice President of Technology and Vice President of Internet Systems as part of the technology team at Citysearch. Moriarty is a former Board member of Points.com, a provider of rewards management programs, and iLike, a social music discovery service with more than 30 million registered users.
Moriarty currently sits on several corporate and non-profit boards including Eventbrite, Freedom Communications, CoachArt and the Pat Tillman Foundation. He holds a B.A. from the University of South Carolina and attended graduate school at Boston University and the University of South Carolina.
“From the moment we met, we immediately connected with Sean,” commented Schore. “With his deep operating and digital media experience, he understands the massive opportunity ahead of Triton and the industry, making him a perfect contributor to our Board. His insight will be invaluable to our team as we expand Triton’s offerings into new markets and present exciting and evolving pathways for content providers to grow their digital businesses.”
About Triton Media Group
Triton Media Group is a leading provider of applications, services and content to the media industry. Its Triton Digital division is the largest provider of digital services to the radio industry with more than 6,000 station affiliations. Through its Triton Radio Networks division, Triton owns and operates Dial-Global, which provides sales representation services to national radio production companies, producing more than 100 different programs and services in addition to providing syndicated programming and services to radio. For more information about Triton Media Group, visit www.tritonmedia.com.
For Triton Digital Media
Joel Richman, 617-986-5025