TicketSwap is pleased to announce Chris Carey joins as the company’s Head of International Marketing. Carey is Founder and CEO of Media Insight Consulting in London and has worked with clients such as Spotify, Sony and The O2 Arena. Carey brings his expertise in marketing, research, data analysis and consumer insights to TicketSwap’s marketing and growth strategy. Prior to Media Insight Consulting, Carey worked as Global Insight Director at EMI Music and Universal Records.
Carey’s other major achievement has been founding and running the FastForward Music Conference taking place annually in London, Amsterdam, and Sydney. The event, which focuses on the future of the music industry, has attracted many high profile speakers. TicketSwap is excited to throw its support behind this top level event and looks forward to joining the conversation in Sydney in April 2020.
“I’m excited to bring my background and industry insights to TicketSwap and bridge the gap between talent, events and the secondary ticketing marketplace. TicketSwap’s marketplace offers the best fan experience and is rapidly growing internationally, and I am thrilled to be a part of that success story,” stated Carey.
“We have been on a steep growth journey since we started 6 years ago and I’m proud to add Chris to our team as we continue to professionalize and expand even further. I’m excited to see how the combination of his data-driven methodology and international experience will fuel our marketing strategies in 2020 and beyond,” said Hans Ober, TicketSwap CEO.
TicketSwap is a transparent, ticket marketplace providing the safest way to buy and sell tickets. Founded in Amsterdam, NL in 2012 with the mission to making secondary ticketing fairer, safer and more transparent for real fans, TicketSwap has created a ticket-centric alternative to reselling marketplaces. Over 4 million fans have used TicketSwap to buy and sell spare tickets to live events around the world, from concerts and club nights to festivals, theater and sporting events. The platform caps prices at a maximum of 20% above the original ticket price to give fans the chance to buy tickets at a fair price. TicketSwap works with over 300 partners around the world to ensure venues, event organisers and promoters take back control of secondary ticketing. In cooperation with independent ticketing companies, the state of the art Secure Swap system makes ticket resale 100% safe for fans, by issuing brand new tickets after a resale transaction.