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SAN FRANCISCO, CA --(Marketwired - January 15, 2016) - Eventbrite, the world's largest self-service ticketing and registration platform, today announced the promotion of Matt Rosenberg to Chief Revenue Officer. In addition to continuing to oversee the growing global sales organization at the company, effective immediately, Rosenberg will be responsible for driving customer value, revenue growth and global revenue strategies in this newly created executive position.
Rosenberg was hired at Eventbrite as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development in 2012. During his time in this role, he has been instrumental in building and growing a global sales organization in both mature and emerging markets, with a focused approach to driving value for millions of customers around the world.
"Matt is an inspiring and proven leader with a deep expertise of the complexities in ticketing and the unique needs of our wide range of customers," said Julia Hartz, Co-Founder and President of Eventbrite. "He has demonstrated incredible aptitude for helping our customers create and enhance revenue streams, and we are thrilled to expand this strong skillset to our broader business as we enter the next phase of growth in 2016 and beyond."
Prior to Eventbrite, Rosenberg headed up global sales at ServiceSource where he helped grow the company from $65M in revenue to over $220M, which contributed to a successful IPO in 2011.
"Leading the global sales team over the last three years has given me a unique view into our customer needs and the opportunities for us to continue delighting them," said Rosenberg. "Hundreds of thousands of organizers rely on us to help them sell their experiences to our tens of millions of active customers. This is serious scale, and I'm looking forward to driving the business forward with increased velocity in my new role."
Eventbrite was founded in 2006 to democratize and grow the ticketing industry. In 10 years, the company has processed over $5 billion in gross ticket sales for both large and small events in multiple categories around the world. In 2015 alone, Eventbrite supported over 2 million events in over 180 countries, and processed over 100 million tickets to attendees.
Eventbrite is the world's largest self-service ticketing and registration platform, hosting a vibrant collection of live experiences to fuel people's passions and enrich their lives. For organizers, Eventbrite provides a seamless, professional grade solution to create compelling event pages, sell tickets, promote and manage events, and analyze results -- from the web or any mobile device. For attendees, Eventbrite offers access to a wide variety of live experiences, from small photography and yoga classes to large concerts and festivals with tens of thousands of people. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Francisco, the company has eight offices around the world. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global and T. Rowe Price. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.