Julia Hartz: Co-founder and president, Eventbrite

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Julia serves as Co-Founder & President of Eventbrite and is responsible for the overall vision and strategy of the company.

Julia is a reformed Television Network Executive and comes to Eventbrite by way of Hollywood. During her tenure in the television industry, Julia was 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 to Eventbrite, leading the company with innovative thinking and a keen sense of the consumer audience.

Julia holds a BA from Pepperdine University . Julia lives in San Francisco with her husband, Kevin, and young daughter.

Eventbrite Stats, 2009

24million unique visitors in 2009 – 188% YoY growth
12,000 new event holders selling paid tickets (tNUS)
46,000 events sold 1.6million paid tickets in 2009
77,000 events sold 3.6million free tickets –171% YoY growth
$100million in GTS in 2009