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Jared Smith

Ticketmaster North America

Jared Smith – President, Ticketmaster North America

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.

Tuesday, April 17

At The Top of the Agenda: Issues, Trends and Opinions That Matter

The opening roundtable at World Congress sets the stage for two days of dialogue and insights from industry thought leaders. And it’s your opportunity to hear the issues and trends that are top-of-mind for a cross-section of leading sports executives and personalities, who will also offer their point of view on the most pressing items in sports business. You will hear from:

Charlotte Jones Anderson, Executive Vice President & Chief Brand Officer, Dallas Cowboys
Amy Brooks, President, Team Marketing and Business Operations & Chief Innovation Officer, NBA
Scott O'Neil, Chief Executive Officer, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment
Larry Scott, Commissioner, Pac-12 Conference
Jared Smith, President, Ticketmaster North America
Amy Trask, Football Analyst, CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network; Chairman, BIG3