Ticket Evolution Acquired by Clearlake Capital, PrimeSport Founder
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and operating advisor Sam Soni announced their acquisition of ticket resale software system Ticket Evolution this week. The deal brings Mr. Soni back into the leadership of a ticketing firm, after he founded and served as CEO of PrimeSport, which was subsequently sold to On... Read more
Ticket Summit Speakers: 1Ticket Founder and CEO Jason Knieriem
Jason Knieriem founded 1Tticket in 2010. Before founding 1Ticket, Jason was working for GreatSeat.com as the lead developer. The experience he gained automating the existing point-of-sale systems was the foundation for 1Ticket’s services. After seven years of consistent growth, in 2017, 1Ticket was acquired by DTI Management. DTI’s resources... Read more
Ticket Summit Speakers: Ticket Evolution’s J Cobb
J Cobb began his ticketing career in 1994 as a graphic designer and in 1995 he launched the industry’s first ticket broker website for Team One Tickets & Sports Tours, Inc, a company he later ended up buying. In 2013 he joined Ticket Evolution as Vice President of Partner... Read more
Ticket Evolution, DTI Management, Ticket Vision Announce Merger
Ticket Evolution and DTI Management announced this week that the companies would be merging, while simultaneously announcing the acquisition of Ticket Vision and an influx of financing from sources including Legends. The TEVO/DTI merger has been rumored since the summer of 2020, bringing together a B2B ticketing exchange and... Read more
Report: DTI Management Acquiring TEVO, Broker Genius and Seat Scouts
According to ticket industry consultant Eric Fuller, DTI Management is on the verge of a trio of acquisitions, picking up some big players in a secondary ticketing world hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic. DTI, Fuller writes in a post on Medium, is in the process of acquiring Ticket Evolution,... Read more
Ticket Summit 2020 Heads to Park MGM on July 7-9th
South Windsor, CT – August 29, 2019 – Ticket Summit, the leading conference and trade show for ticketing and live entertainment professions, today announced its 2020 dates and location. Park MGM Las Vegas will play host to the best minds in the business, with the event scheduled from July... Read more
Michael Katz Named Chief Revenue Officer for DTI Management
Longtime StubHub executive Michael Katz has been announced as the new Chief Revenue Officer for DTI Management, where he will report to CEO Curtis Cheng, according to a press release. Katz joins DTI after 14 years at StubHub, most recently at the head of the company’s North American Supply... Read more
DTI Management Hires New CTO and Head of Pricing
Washington, D.C., November 14, 2017 – DTI Management, the leading distributor of live event tickets to online retail marketplaces, announced today two key hires that will significantly advance DTI’s initiatives in technology and ticket pricing: Shakir “Shak” James has been appointed Chief Technology Officer for both DTI and the... Read more
Keynote Takes Ticket Summit Guests Behind Music Industry Curtain
For ticket brokers, the music industry can be the key to much of their success or failure. Knowing the marketplace, with its constantly rotating cast of favorites and ever-changing preferences and styles, can make or break individuals and companies. That’s why it was a packed house for the Thursday... Read more
Lively Discussion Anchors Ticket Summit Industry Keynote
While opportunities for learning and networking abounded at day one of Ticket Summit, the marquee event was the keynote panel, featuring some industry leaders in a lively discussion on the ticketing industry as a whole. Michael Katz of StubHub, Larry Plawsky of Ticketmaster Resale, Curtis Cheng of DTI Management,... Read more