PRESS RELEASE: “Vendini Names Mark Guarnera Executive VP of Product, Marketing and Member Services” SAN FRANCISCO, CA (Vendini) October 11, 2011 — Vendini, the...

PRESS RELEASE: “Vendini Names Mark Guarnera Executive VP of Product, Marketing and Member Services”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (Vendini) October 11, 2011 — Vendini, the leader in cloud based ticketing solutions, today announced Mark Guarnera as Executive Vice President overseeing Product, Marketing and Member Services, making him the second highest ranking executive in the company.

Guarnera joined Vendini Founder and CEO Mark Tacchi in 2002. In his previous position as Vice President of Sales, he contributed to Vendini’s product design and led the sales team for nine years.

“Mark has been with Vendini since we started and his industry leading insights into the trends shaping the future of the ticketing business have been significant factors in our success,” said Mark Tacchi, Vendini Founder and CEO. “I’m confident that in his new role as Executive Vice President his broad experience — from product design to sales — and his extensive knowledge of the ticketing industry will continue to make him invaluable to Vendini’s management team.”

“Vendini is a tech company that chose to serve the ticketing industry,” explains Guarnera. “A large part of what we’ve accomplished is due to our cloud based system architecture, our leading edge user friendly software and the choices we’ve made to offer unparalleled customer service. I am proud to be part of such an innovative company that is experiencing some of the most impressive growth in the industry today.”

Guarnera was closely involved in the founding of Vendini and, in addition to his work in product development and sales for the company, is one of the key team members responsible for the company’s revolutionary cloud based system and forward leading solutions in mobile ticketing. In his most recent blog post which can be found at he discusses how Vendini’s cloud based systems architecture offers venues and ticket buyers considerable advantages at the box office and beyond.

Prior to joining Vendini, Guarnera was part of the core team that created the software company Hipbone, Inc. in Silicon Valley, which was later sold to Kana a CRM company. He is a graduate of George Mason University with a degree in Psychology.

Vendini has been providing best of breed ticketing solutions for over ten years offering venues of all sizes solutions that make box office operations easier, faster, and more profitable. Vendini’s sleek cloud based ticketing solution is easy to set up and enables clients to sell tickets, monitor sales and donations, and report results within a single system. For additional information about Vendini go to

VENDINI — Vendini is the leader in cloud based ticketing solutions. Thousands of organizations utilize Vendini’s solutions for event promotion, ticket sales, and box office management of operations. The company’s suite of applications includes a fully integrated marketing system to promote events via email and social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Vendini counts many top arts, sports, and concert venues among its customers. Vendini’s corporate headquarters is located in San Francisco, with offices in Beverly Hills, Boston, and Chicago. For additional information about Vendini visit

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