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Volume 21 No. 30
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Power Players: Josh Manley

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Josh Manley

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

ReplyBuy

Manley, who holds an extensive background in e-commerce, and the 6-year-old, Arizona-based ReplyBuy have forged a fertile niche of the last-minute ticketing space, using the ultra-fast speed of texting to create a simple, seamless way to reach fans and drive incremental ticket sales. Dozens of clients of Manley and ReplyBuy, which have included the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Clippers, and the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints, have reported large numbers of new and millennial buyers through the platform.