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Nick was hired as a Marketing Analyst at SeatGeek for his charm, good looks, wit, and modesty. Before working at SeatGeek, he was a consultant in Chicago, and before that, he studied economics and Italian at Princeton. In his spare time, you can find Nick quoting song lyrics in conversation, while also sprinkling in fun facts about South Carolina, his home state.
Favorite Things About South Carolina: Pulled pork, shrimp and grits, and Carolina football Favorite Terrible Joke: What's E.T. short for? 'Cause he's got little legs.
Sam is a Marketing Analyst at SeatGeek. He mostly focuses on Mobile User Acquistion and SEM. After graduating Duke University with a degree in Biology, Sam headed straight to SeatGeek as an intern. After several months of lurking, he convinced SeatGeek to bring him on fulltime. Sam hails from the suburbs of Philadelphia, and spends much of his time defending his home town's honor.
Favorite Brewery: Victory Wiz?: Wit
Gordon is a slowing midfielder on SeatGeek's weeknight soccer team. Between games, he also works on a variety of business development initiatives. His previous work experience traverses corporate strategy, interest-rate derivatives, and dressing up as a mascot for the now defunct Daytona Cubs. He graduated from Williams College in 2011, with majors in economics and French.
Favorite sports teams: Knicks, Yankees Favorite musicians: Odesza, The Lumineers
Ranna is a Sr. Marketing Analyst at SeatGeek. Born in the distant land of New Jersey, he majored in Mechanical Engineering at Princeton University. Naturally, he went on to apply his education at TripAdvisor on the SEO and Core Product teams. He believes that if you can properly filter user data, then you can't stop the signal.
Favorite Footwear: Flip-flops, but only if it's snowing. Favorite Matthew McConaughey Quote/Most Troubling Existential Realization: Time is a flat circle.
Roxanne is an Event Expert at SeatGeek. Originally from London, England, Roxanne moved to the US to study Art and Art History at Rollins College. Before SeatGeek, Roxanne worked as Music Director at 91.5FM WPRK and as Marketing and Partnerships Manager at TAG, The Awareness Group. Her love of music brought her to New York and when she is not at work, she sees as many live shows as humanly possible.
Favorite bands: The Smiths, Blur, Elbow, Foo Fighters Favorite food: Chocolate
Steve is a Product Analyst at SeatGeek. He has been the cause of some controversy as the fourth Steve to join the team, and is also SeatGeek's fourth Dartmouth College grad. A New Hampshire native, Steve is interested in hiking, traveling, and supporting Boston-area sports teams.
Ross comes from a proud lineage of sandwich people. He lived in Portland, a city known for its pickling abilities and craft chocolates. A new member of the SeatGeek team, Ross is the team's community manager. His passions in life include, burgers, sliders, speed tindering, and bolo ties. Ross is a graduate of the pristine university Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA. In his spare time, Ross keeps bees.
Favorite College Team: The fightin' Mustangs Favorite Berger: The Baconater
Before being hired as SeatGeek's full-time blog editor, Angela was working out of her Queens apartment as one of SeatGeek's freelance blog writers. Before that, she was employed as an ad trafficker (don't worry, nobody knows what that is) for various tech startups in NYC. She's currently figuring out how to reconcile her copious amounts of in-office beef jerky consumption with her nightly workout routine.
Likes: Whiskey, live music, spinning, liverwurst Dislikes: Sour cream, moths, Mumford & Sons
Chad does marketing at SeatGeek with a focus on search. Chad is a Georgetown University graduate with a degree in Finance and International Business. Before joining SeatGeek, Chad worked in Product Management at Vistaprint where he launched DIY tools to help local "Mom and Pop" businesses get found in Google.
Favorite artist: 2Pac Favorite sports team: The Fab Five Favorite craft beer in a can: BREW FREE! OR DIE IPA
Justin is a Product Designer at SeatGeek. He has a BFA from the University of Memphis where he studied graphic/web design. Born, raised, and currently residing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, it’s safe to say Justin bleeds black and gold. Outside of designing, he can be found enjoying time with his wife, Tia, binge watching The Walking Dead, and making/eating venison jerky.
Likes: All Pittsburgh teams, Coffee, Hunting Dislikes: The rest of the AFC North
Ben is the Director of Customer Acquisition at SeatGeek. Prior to joining the team, Ben was a business intelligence analyst for Buddy Media, which was acquired by salesforce.com. He also worked at Yelp and Clover. Data & efficiency are two of his favorite things. He is embarrassed by his proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and doesn't like to talk about it.
Some favorite artists: Andrew Bird, The Avett Brothers, David Byrne, Radiohead, Menomena, Big Boi, Clipse Favorite sports teams: Vanderbilt Commodores, North Carolina Tar Heels, U.S.A. Basketball Favorite board game: Pandemic Best TV show of all time: The Wire
Matt is a Marketing Analyst at SeatGeek. As a Vermont native, Matt grew up with skis strapped to his feet and finally took them off after graduating from Colby College in 2010. Matt balances his SeatGeek life with a life in the fashion industry as a Model in New York City. When not crunching numbers at the office Matt can be found on his bike rushing from one casting to the next.
Favorite sports teams: Patriots, Celtics, Red Sox, Bruins Interests: Golf, Skiing, Running, Biking
Adam is the VP of Engineering at SeatGeek. He is passionate about medium-sized data sets, scalable architectures, and his personal motto is "Build the simplest thing that could possibly work." Prior to joining the company in 2010, he spent 2 years at Microsoft scaling web services to support hundreds of millions of users on MSN.com. Adam's non software interests include economics, jazz, statistics, fantasy football, and politics.
Favorite Sports Teams: Jets, Mets, Stanford Football Favorite Pizza: John's of Bleeker Street
Cosmin is a graphic designer at SeatGeek, where he is responsible for the creation of beautiful seating maps. He completed his undergraduate degree in 2012, studying industrial, interior, and graphic design. His interests include photography and snowboarding, and though he is not a big sports fan, he has learned quite a lot about American sports from drawing maps!
Favorite drink: Coke Favorite t-shirt: "Enjoy Coca-Cola"
Mark is a DevOps Enthusiast who's goal is to automate everything. He joins on the Operations side, growing the one-man wolf pack to two. Mark enjoys games past, future, and present, and personally identifies more with Ken than Ryu. You can find him at some of NYC's classiest coffee spots.
Favorite Coffee Drink: Iced Coffee from La Colombe
Stephen is an Android Engineer at SeatGeek. A Wisconsin native, he is a connoisseur of beer, cheese and bratwurst. Stephen is also an avid sports fan and previously did Android Engineering at ESPN. He supports most Wisconsin teams (Brewers, Packers, Bucks) and his alma mater, the University of Iowa, where he graduated with a degree in Computer Engineering. When he's not hacking away in Android Studio, Stephen enjoys brewing beer, golfing, bowling, softball, snowboarding and gaming.
Favorite beer: Lakefront Brewery Wisconsinite ("Because it tastes like home!") Most Impressive Sports Accomplishment: Little League All-Star Game Appearance in 2003
Russ is the co-founder of SeatGeek and helps with BD, recruiting, and marketing. He was a former member of the illustrious SeatGeek Party Planning Committee but was ousted after an internal power struggle. His proudest achievement is riding the coattails of Matt Clunan to win the 2014 SeatGeek Open Golf Tournament. Beyond golf,Russ’s current athletic endeavors fall in two discrete categories: hula hooping and boxing (one of those is true). Russ is a 2007 graduate of Dartmouth where he and Jack started their first entrepreneurial forays into furniture rental.
Andy is an Web Engineer at SeatGeek. He graduated from Birmingham University (the one in England) last century before leaving the sunny climes of the UK behind to work in the exciting field of life insurance and travel the world. Andy now works on improving SeatGeek's web platform remotely from Spain where he's called home for the past 10 years. When Andy is not working or coding away on an open source project (such as CakePHP) he's probably snowboarding, sea kayaking, eating good food travelling or asleep.
Favorite Fruit: Valencian Belly-button oranges
Jose is an engineer from Pace University whose primary concern is bringing down the site constantly in order to keep the other engineers employed. He's a frequent contributor to the CakePHP Framework, and spends most of his time writing open source code on Github under the s/n josegonzalez. You can likely find him making snarky remarks on CakePHP's IRC channel or writing manic tweets as @savant.
Most ridiculous purchase: Unicorn Tattoo. They are apparently permanent. Biggest Regret: Unicorn Tattoo. They are apparently permanent.
Mike is an engineer at SeatGeek. Before SeatGeek he created a group email service called Fiesta and worked at 10gen on MongoDB. When he's not behind a screen you can probably find him playing soccer or trying to work his way through an endlessly growing reading list.
Favorite team: The New York Giants
Abby grew up on the frozen tundra of Minnesota learning to skate and stay alive in zero degree weather. Upon graduating from Colorado College, she found herself working in the beer industry in Denver. She then backpacked around Thailand and Myanmar before moving to NYC. She is now part of the Recruiting Team at SeatGeek.
Favorite NY Brewery: Ommegang and Sixpoint Favorite CO Brewery(s): Great Divide and Crooked Stave Least Favorite Brewery: No such thing
Will is the Director of Growth & Communications at SeatGeek. His primary job is to use SeatGeek's rich ticketing data in order to spread the word about SeatGeek and the tremendous value it provides to fans who want to see their favorite teams and artists live. Will graduated from Duke University with degrees in History and Political Science and worked at the Boston Consulting Group before joining SeatGeek. A native of Houston, Will thinks that cowboy boots are by far the most practical footwear ever invented and roots heavily--but usually in vain--for the Texans, Astros and Rockets.
Favorite Beer: Saint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower Favorite Artists: Wilco, The Black Keys, Wes Montgomery
Josh is an Event Expert. He hails from Kalamazoo (Yes, Kalamazoo is a real city in Michigan). Josh is a huge writer--all sorts of topics and genres--and he likes to read. He moved to New York with his wife, who is a resident at Wyckoff Heights Hospital in Brooklyn. Josh wrestled in high school and college--was appointed captain as a junior and senior in both high school and college--though he no longer wrestles, he likes to stay active and loves to play sports and compete.
Fun Fact: Josh taught himself how to type after completing his Master's thesis--which he typed by the hunt and peck style--because his girlfriend (now his wife) said she would never take him seriously as a writer unless he could properly type. Favorite Band: Red
Victoria spends her time at SG keeping Russ & Jack in their proper places, buying fun treats for new hires, and making sure the office doesn’t run out of Jack Link’s beef jerky. On weekends that she’s not spending all day doing her hair, she’s probably enjoying brunch, thrift shopping or binge-watching Suits.
Likes: alliteration, Nana’s chocolate cake Dislikes: when other people are embarrassed, being called Vicky Fun fact: SeatGeek's own Abby Fink is related to the famous Doctor Fink who played in the band Prince & the Revolution
Dhruv writes text files that tell computers what to do. He can be found in the gym when it is statistically the most empty. Occasionally, he ventures out and engages in a game which involves throwing balls into baskets, which he is pretty good at. He is somewhat of an audiophile and enjoys listening to all kinds of music from gypsy guitar to hiphop beats, the focus of his last startup. Dhruv was born in a remote Indian village, but somehow grew up in Northern California.
Likes: Washing dishes, super-chunky peanut butter Dislikes: Taking out the trash, chunky peanut butter
Ezra is a Product Manager at SeatGeek. His background includes a range of product management and engineering leadership roles in organizations ranging from 5 people to 600 people. Ezra is a longtime contributor to the open source Drupal project and has presented at dozens of conferences over the years. His hobbies include guitar, live comedy, nerding out about aviation and misinterpreting signage.
Favorite musicians to see live: Tedeschi Trucks Band,Henry Butler, Toumani Diabate, Leo Kottke, Blake Mills Favorite card game: Taboo
Katie is a San Francisco Bay Area native, longtime Boston resident and recent New York transplant with a degree in Film from Boston University. When not working as a SeatGeek Event Expert, she enjoys watching movies, doing crossword puzzles and talking your ear off about random trivia (Want to understand the meaning of the Frasier theme song? No? She'll tell you anyway!).
Likes: Tossed salads and scrambled eggs.
Matt is an iOS engineer at SeatGeek. After many years of web engineering and online community building, Matt jumped into the iPhone and iPad world for a change of scene. Previously he worked at Serato, shepherding their websites and online DJ community. Originally from New Zealand, his home base is now whichever international city has the best weather.
Favorite cities: New York, Tokyo, Bangkok, London, and everywhere between Favourite drink: Happy hour gin and tonics
Connor is a communications analyst at SeatGeek. He studied economics and was the editor of the school newspaper at Georgetown University, where he learned among other things that regular season success can’t protect you from Ohio, VCU, NC State or a school that didn’t exist when you were born. Connor has spent his last few summers working at ballparks up and down the mid-Atlantic, but his heart will always belong to Fenway Park and his beloved Boston Red Sox. He was once ranked in the top 500 American FIFA 10 players on Xbox Live but isn’t sure how to feel about that anymore.
Guilty pleasures: Corona and lime, country music Favorite athlete: Scrappy McScraperson aka Dustin Pedroia
Jack is a co-founder of SeatGeek. He was inspired to get into ticketing because of an apparent dearth of market data and usable interfaces, thus he spends a lot of time hacking in STATA and nudging pixels in Firebug. In his spare time he takes care of SeatGeek’s finances, fundraising, and other such trivialities. Jack studied math and econ at Dartmouth College and worked at Bain & Company.
Favorite team: Everything from Cleveland
Least Favorite athlete: Lebron James
Marissa hails from the highly respected and far away land of New Jersey. After graduating University of Delaware (Go BlueHens!) she found herself immersed in the startup scene with a strong passion for finding top talent. When she's not working, she likes to spend her time googling baby pandas, going to concerts, and contemplating which Disney princess is her favorite.
Dallas is SeatGeek's Lead Android Engineer. He enjoys spending time enhancing Android UI and UX, especially with animations and other whimsical doodads. Dallas enjoys biking, playing racquetball, hockey, and ping pong. Dallas can be found on GitHub making random commits as dallasgutauckis. Dallas only listens to singles.
Favorite team: Philadelphia Flyers Favorite food: popcorn Fun fact: Dallas once won a year supply of m&m's
Rick Hanlon is a full stack engineer at SeatGeek. Raised in San Diego, Brick is well liked, especially because he is polite and rarely late. His favorite things in life include ice cream and a nicely pressed pair of slacks. Rick's coding skills have been described as "DY-NO-MYTE" by such publications as The NY Times, The Seattle Sun and oddly enough the Havana Daily Times.
Likes: Lamp, Tridents, Chocolate Squirels Dislikes: Loud noises, Rival News Crews, Change
After growing up in the Arizona desert, Michael has found a way to adapt to New York City winters by staying inside at all costs and filling up with unhealthy amounts of coffee. Michael and his wife, Dakota, love to travel to new places, but they have yet to find a place they love more than Las Vegas. That being said, Michael is no longer welcome at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino.
Likes: Dallas Cowboys, Phoenix Suns Dislikes: San Antonio Spurs, Washington DC Football Teams, 8-8 records, Tony Romo injuries
Jamie is the Director of Talent at SeatGeek. She graduated from Vanderbilt University, which she shamefully admits she applied to because "Jay Cutler went there". Hailing from the great state of Colorado, Jamie loves skiing and cheering for her Denver Broncos. Jamie previously worked on Digital Sales at SeatGeek, and before that, she spent her time eating cheese and working as a recruiter in Madison, WI.
Favorite teams: Broncos, Commodores Likes: Wine, Bacon
Tiffany is a web engineer / data scientist at SeatGeek. She graduated from the University of Chicago, and spent some time after working on language processing where she fell in love with programming. Outside of the office, some of the things she enjoys are dancing, playing most any kind of game, and eating delicious food.
Recent favorite games: Euchre, Dominion, 140 Favorite no-shame guilty pleasure: Avatar the Last Airbender
Ben is a full stack engineer at SeatGeek. Before joining SeatGeek he co-founded Concierge Live, a ticket management system that helps corporations track and manage their event tickets. After 7 years it was acquired and Ben joined the ranks at SeatGeek. Outside of the ticketing industry Ben contributes to the open source community under the alias Binary Logic, mostly known for his *logic ruby gems. Ben’s non-technical interests include music and dogs (not at the same time).
Fun fact: Ben is from Texas and has personally met Chuck Norris.
Tess is an Event Expert at SeatGeek. She lived all over the South, working at a brewery and then for Scoutmob, before moving to NYC to join the SG team (and to seek out the perfect lox bagel). When she's not at work, you can find her doing improv or stand-up comedy, talking to dogs like they're people, or watching Broad City.
Likes: Guacamole, craft beer, horror movies, wiener dogs Dislikes: Wearing socks, brazil nuts
Vaibhav works on the engineering team at SeatGeek. Since starting programming at a ripe old age of 8, Vaibhav has been in love with what a computer can do and believes that continuing to write code is the best means to his transformation into a super villain and eventual world domination. Until that time, he hopes to contribute to the amazing product that is SeatGeek.
Favorite Villains: Gru, Darth Vader Favorite Sports Teams: Manchester United, NY Giants, Indian Cricket Team
Ed is a Web Engineer at SeatGeek. He graduated from Princeton University, where he spent most of his time playing with robots and pointy sticks. A native of San Antonio, Texas, he is going through Mexican food withdrawal and still does not understand the concept of snow.
Favorite Hoagie Haven Sandwich: The Wake Up Call Favorite Greeting: Howdy
Ben is the Director of Experiential Marketing at SeatGeek. He's creating events and activations around games and concerts that our users attend to help give them the best end-to-end event experience possible. Whether it's having beers at a bar near Madison Square Garden with former Knicks before a game, or hanging out with your favorite band backstage; the work that Ben does delivers unforgettable experiences to SeatGeek's users. Sounds sweet, right?! In his free time, Ben can be found at Citi Field (insert sympathy here), on the slopes, golf course or playing music. Ben graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Economics. Before joining the team, Ben helped start an adventure travel company called Urban Escapes which was acquired by LivingSocial to scale curated adventure trips to major markets across the country.
Favorite Sports Teams: Knicks, Jets, Mets, Wisconsin Badgers Favorite Condiment: Sriracha
Zack Kitzmiller is an engineer and member of SeatGeek's Party Planning Committee
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In her role as Director of Operations (or Dictator of Operations, as she prefers), Vera makes sure that everything behind the scenes is running smoothly. She spends her time working on HR, accounting and customer service and thinking up new ways of making SeatGeek the best place to work on the entire planet.
Likes: plants, secrets, meat snacks Dislikes: mutiny, writing about herself in third person
Established in the snowy, top-left corner of Colorado, Matthew is quite comfortable strapping various things to his feet to slide down snow-covered hills. Though the winters in his new home of NYC are much more brutal and slightly less mountainous, his Marketing Designer position at SeatGeek helps to keep his smile muscles active and his happiness level to the most highest extreme maximum.
Likes: Hats that don't fall off, couches with ample storage, unnecessarily long acronyms, Italian Amaros Dislikes: Hats that fall off, paying rent, seasonal allergies, yellow mustard
Steven is an iOS Engineer at SeatGeek. Previously, he worked on a live video app (Sup), two messaging services (Dashdash, Meebo), and a URL-shortener (Bitly). He studied offline spaces in Stanford's architecture program and online spaces in NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.
"Making the Internet more like the real world and the real world more like the Internet."
If you want to read the full Matt Levy (pronounced LEE VEE) biography, go to your local library and check out, “We Love You! Please Don’t Levy: The Matt Levy Story” but if you’d like to settle for a one-paragraph bio, this is for you. Matt, a native Arizonan, is a mid-20s stand up comedian, sketchepreneuer, table tennis enthusiast/self proclaimed master and an Event Expert at Seatgeek.
Matt’s favorite restaurants in New York City: Cafe Habana, Wolfnights and Dinosaur BBQ
Chris is a content analyst at SeatGeek. Before jumping into the tech world, Chris worked as the sports editor for a weekly newspaper in New Jersey, his first job after graduating from the University of Maryland. A fan of the New York Islanders, he was only 18 months old the last time they won a playoff series. Outside of work he likes to watch HGTV and read weather blogs.
Kevin is the Director of Cartography at SeatGeek, where he runs the design, production, and integration of the seating maps. A graduate of UC Berkeley with a major in mathematics, his interests include playing tennis, mastering the vuvuzela, and maps.
Favorite athlete: Roger Federer Favorite musician: J. S. Bach Favorite map: ?
Colyn started her adventures at SeatGeek in the role of Office Coordinator, and has recently made the leap to Customer Experience as an Event Expert. After going to no less than four colleges, she graduated from New York City’s own Marymount Manhattan with a BA in Communication Arts, with a concentration in Film, Video and Sound Design. Colyn spends her off time trying to get her food blog up and running so restaurants will give her free stuff, and trying to rationalize adopting all of the pets in her small apartment.
Spends time thinking about: Alanis Morissette’s definition of “ironic” Biggest Pet Peeve: That Piper picked Larry.
Anaelle is a Marketing Analyst and the first Frenchie onboard at SeatGeek. Back in France, she studied Engineering with a focus on Computer Science. She drifted to Marketing when she enrolled in her masters at Columbia University, and joined the SeatGeek team right after that. When she is not working hard, or promoting the French culture around the office, she enjoys NYC's salsa parties, jazz concerts and wine bars.
Born and raised in Durham way up in the North East of England, Graeme originally crossed the pond to work for music startup turntable.fm where he got to illustrate over 150+ characters and oddities, such as space monkeys, ninja warrior bears, and Busta Rhymes. Now he spends his days as the Marketing Designer here at SeatGeek where he is responsible for spreading the SeatGeek word in the most beautiful way possible.
Likes:Skateboarding, Hospital Records and a good cuppa tea. Dislikes:Seeded grapes, certain apps when they quit unexpectedly.
Campbell is a Marketing Analyst at SeatGeek. Her interests include city cycling, humanely raised meats, and late 90's country music. She's SeatGeek's third Dartmouth College graduate and second Oregonian. Campbell crochets well and cares for house plants poorly.
Peter is a Marketing Coordinator at SeatGeek. He is the first SeatGeek employee from Maine and the second employee from Williams College, where he played soccer with Gordon Atkins (amongst others) and studied History. He now resides in the East Village and simultaneously resists the ideas of being a New Yorker and a post-grad.
Favorite Athletes: Tom Brady, Clint Dempsey, Gianluigi Buffon, Johnny Manziel, John Daly. Least Favorite Athletes: Andy Murray, Joe Flacco, Thomas Müller.
Thornton, a graduate of Syracuse University, dreams of one day seeing another Syracuse Football or Basketball team win a national championship. He’d also like to add another Celtics Finals victory and another Steelers championship, not all in the same year, but he wouldn’t complain either way. In the meantime, Thornton spends his days working on the SG customer service team and attending all the concerts he can handle.
Top 5 Thorntons: 1. Reed, Thornton 2. Thornton’s Chocolate 3. Wilder, Thornton 4. Melon, Thornton 5. Thornton’s (Gas Station)
Hallie is an Event Expert who hails originally from the far region of "Lawn Guyland" where she would spend her time gardening and helping lead "Hoop Camp" (a hula hoop collaborative). Her work history followed her passions from art to food as she started in Collections Management at the Museum of Sex, to Art Consulting at a few galleries, to running a Customer Care team in the recipe kit world. She has since transplanted to the city and is feeling the burden of Seamless being so readily available. On many occasions, you can find Hallie belting out some Blues or Classic Rock tunes.
Likes: Food I've never tried before Dislikes: People who don't smile
Spencer works on business development & strategy at SeatGeek. He graduated from Amherst College, where he majored in American Studies and played soccer with his friends. Prior to joining the team, Spencer worked at UBS and started his own Bitcoin company. Spencer focuses on strategic partnerships and acquisitions at SeatGeek, as well as mastering ping pong and foosball.
Steve Ritter works on quantitative product development and business analytics as a full-stack Data Scientist. A man of many faces, he is a vegetarian who moonlights as SeatGeek's executive barbecue chef and unofficial mascot.
Favorite NBA Playoff Series: 2009 Celtics-Bulls Favorite Disney Movie: The Lion King Favorite Cerveza: Tecate
Andrew is a certified Event Expert at SeatGeek. A Western New Yorker by birth, this transplant has immersed himself into the cultural events scene here in the city. Andrew enjoys a lively game of soccer, city cycling, a nice acoustic jam session, long conversations with friends and family, or a fine walk in the park with good company.
Likes: Empathy. Breathing. New socks. Dislikes: Chalk. Olives/Mushrooms.
Adriel helps SeatGeek users succeed in show business without really trying by working on the company’s business development initiatives in theater and the arts. After graduating from Yale with a major in Literature, she spent several years as assistant to Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. She worked in the theater lit department of United Talent Agency, and went on to produce her own Off Off Broadway play. Adriel was born, raised, and still lives in Brooklyn.
Ashley is a conservatory trained opera singer who's sung in medieval Italian castles, the Sistine Chapel, and nearly every bathroom she's ever been in that has good acoustics. When she's not killing it on the SG customer service team, she can be found scouring NYC streets for a Californian taco truck, hoarding fruit snacks, or hosting a fingerpainting party.
Likes: Puppies wearing booties, Karen O, Carnivorous plants Dislikes: Tuna sandwiches
Favorite show: Community Favorite beer: Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro
Sam is the Director of Strategy at SeatGeek, focusing on product growth. After graduating with a degree in Applied Economics & Management from Cornell University, he spent time in finance and then worked on KAYAK's mobile product. Sam lives in NYC, and in his free time can be found cycling or playing squash.
Favorite Show: The League Favorite Sports Team: Dallas Cowboys
Nihar is the EVP of Business Development & Strategy at SeatGeek. When he's not giving Sherman or Waxman a ping pong lesson (read: beating) or planning tactics for the next SeatGeek FC soccer match, Nihar focuses on strategic partnerships and acquisitions that drive SeatGeek's growth and business decisions. Nihar received his B.A. from the University of Michigan, which included a year abroad at the London School of Economics, and a Masters from NYU. Prior to SeatGeek, Nihar spent time in consulting and finance focused in the sports, media and entertainment industries. Nihar lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Sharlene.
Favorite Sports Team: Wolverines and all Detroit Sports Favorite Artist: Radiohead
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Marco is SeatGeek's Bookkeeper. An accountant raised in Ecuador, he enjoys reconciling statements to the cent and saving receipts for basically everything. Before joining SeatGeek, he obtained a Masters Degree in Accounting from Baruch College. When not crunching numbers, Marco loves Nintendo games, learning about LGBT history, avoiding dairy products, and making his husband laugh.
Likes: RuPaul's Drag Race, CVS coupons, dive bars. Dislikes: Winter, velvet, anything with shrimp.
Gareth is a Web Engineer at Seatgeek. He recently graduated from the University of Chicago where he did political philosophy, but now enjoys dynamic programming languages and designing nice websites. In his spare time he plays the violin and hopes to learn the theremin someday.
Favorite B&J Ice Cream Flavor: Chocolate Therapy
James is an iOS developer at SeatGeek. When he's not knee-deep in code he's often DJing some classic hip hop, exploring alleyways with a film camera, or at the gym trying to look 21 again.
Prior to his current life of excitement, intrigue and iOS misadventures, he worked for Serato designing and managing Scratch Live while also heading up the development team. Originally from New Zealand he is currently lost and living somewhere deep in Asia. Favourite film decade: 70s Favourite Music: Not dubstep
Chris is the resident wunderkind at SeatGeek, first joining our dev team when he was only 16. Born and raised as a proud Upstate New Yorker, he is now a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications where he studied advertising and information technology, and an alum of The Daily Orange.
Favorite sports team: Syracuse Orange Favorite grocery store: Wegmans
Favorite craft beer in a can: 21 Amendment Brew Free or Die Favorite buzz word: Brandcuffs
Adam is a Technical Product Person, aka Product Mensch. After graduating from Emory University with a liberal arts degree, he ventured into the business world as an i-banking analyst before falling in love with developing and designing apps. Prior to SeatGeek he graduated from the Flatiron School and worked on Flock, an iPhone app to help friends connect offline.
Favorite band: Michael Franti & Spearhead Favorite card game: Mafia
Brigid is a Technical Recruiter at SeatGeek. When she's not looking for the perfect personal pizza, she's looking for great alliteration. A graduate of Temple University, in the realm of Classics and Anthropology, Brigid arrived here by way of Urban Outfitters.
Favorite Food/Sauce combination: Chicken things with honey mustard AND BBQ sauce Favorite Netflix: Netflix
Mladen leads SeatGeek’s burgeoning Dutch office (currently an office of one). When he isn’t dealing with the many administrative responsibilities of running said office, he works on building outstanding interfaces for SeatGeek users. He also attends the University of Applied Sciences in Vlissingen, Holland, where he’s getting a degree in Computer Science.
Favorite team: Red Star Belgrade Favorite designer: Tim van Damme Favorite OS: Mac