October 10-12, 2017
Atlanta, GA

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Jared Smith was named president, Ticketmaster North America in December 2012.  In this role, Jared is responsible for Ticketmaster’s world-leading ticketing software platforms and consumer businesses. Previously, Jared served as chief operating officer at Ticketmaster. 
Jared has been at Ticketmaster since 2003. Under his leadership, Ticketmaster has continued to revolutionize the company’s approach to technology and fan engagement, particularly around using mobile tools to extend and enhance the live event experience.  Always an instrumental part of innovative initiatives, Jared also led the transformation of the company's client-facing sales and support organization and its focus on data-driven products, services and technology-driven marketing tools.
Prior to joining Ticketmaster, Jared held various roles in sports tourism and venue management. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Iowa.