Eventbrite is the world’s largest self-service ticketing platform, and enables people all over the world to plan, promote, and sell out any event. The online event registration service has helped organizers process over 130 million tickets in 179 countries, and makes it easy for everyone to discover and share the events with people they know. In this way, Eventbrite brings communities together by encouraging people to connect through live experiences. Eventbrite's investors include DAG Ventures, Sequoia Capital, T. Rowe Price, Tenaya Capital and Tiger Global. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.
Kevin Hartz is Co-Founder & CEO of Eventbrite,a company changing the way events come together online, and happenoffline. Kevin was previously Co-Founder and CEO of Xoom Corporation, an international money transfer company, servicing more than 40 countries worldwide. Xoom is backed by Sequoia Capital, NEA, Fidelity Ventures,Stanford University, and Peter Thiel. Kevin began his career as aproduct manager and later co-founded ConnectGroup, a start-up providinghigh-speed Internet access to the hotel industry. ConnectGroup wasacquired by Lodgenet (NASDAQ: LNET). Kevin holds a BA and BS from Stanford University, as well as an MA from Oxford University (University College).He has been an active early stage investor and advisor to start-upsincluding PayPal, Geni, Friendster, TripIt, Flixster, Adnectar, Yammer,TokBox, iControl, Boku, Flexilis, Anonymizer, and Trulia, and currentlyserves on the Board of Directors of Xoom, Flexilis, and TokBox(observer). You can view his full portfolio here. In his spare time, Kevin advises university students on entrepreneurship through Youniversity Ventures. Kevin lives in San Francisco with his wife, Julia, and young daughter.
Julia serves as Co-Founder & President of Eventbrite and isresponsible for the overall vision and strategy of the company. Juliais a reformed Television Network Executive and comes to Eventbrite byway of Hollywood. During her tenure in the television industry, Juliawas a creative executive at FX Networks and helped supervise The Shield, Nascar Drivers: 360, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me and It's Always Sunny in Philidelphia. Prior to FX Networks, Julia worked in creative development at MTV Networks where she was fortunate enough to work on several prolific shows such as Jackass.Julia brings the creativity and energy of the entertainment business toEventbrite, leading the company with innovative thinking and a keensense of the consumer audience. Julia holds a BA from Pepperdine University. Julia lives in San Francisco with her husband, Kevin, and young daughter.
Renaud serves as Co-Founder and CTO, is the technical architect of Eventbrite and responsible for engineering, product development, and network operations.
Renaud started his career as an environmental consultant with Geomatrix Consultantswhere he designed and managed large-scale environmental cleanups.Fascinated by the Internet, Renaud joined, as the Director ofEngineering, Internet photo-sharing pioneer, Zing Networks which wasfunded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and later acquired by Sony ImageStation.
Renaudis also an accomplished architectural and travel photographer. His workis represented by various stock photo agencies around the world like Getty Images, Age Fotostock or Alamy.His work has been used in magazines, books, movies, brochures andadvertisements in more than 20 countries. A portfolio of his work canbe seen on his photography web site.
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