SAN FRANCISCO (CelebrityAccess) Ticketing and event management platform Eventbrite announced the hiring of veteran e-commerce exec Casey Winters as Chief Product Officer.
The gig will see Winters oversee Eventbrite’s global product management, design, and research teams, as well as the company’s relationships with event creators.
“For the past two years, I’ve analyzed the behaviors of event attendees and the complex needs of event creators and developed products to find creative and impactful ways to meet their needs. I’m excited for this new opportunity to work with the world-class product and engineering team at Eventbrite to craft and execute a product strategy and vision that will better serve all of our customers, both immediately and in the long term,” said Winters.
Winters has been involved in technology for almost two decades, including advising brands such as Airbnb, Tinder, Reddit, Thumbtack, Canva, and Hipcamp.
ost recently, he served as a strategic advisor to Eventbrite, where he was focused on identifying and creating new opportunities for consumers to engage with the platform, including increased personalization of event recommendations and the ability to follow creators.
“Casey is both a proven industry leader and an advisor who deeply understands our business and our customers, which positions him to make an immediate impact in this new role,” said Julia Hartz, co-founder, and CEO of Eventbrite. “The opportunity in front of us is massive, both across our self-sign on business and with our higher touch creators like music venues, promoters and festivals. Casey brings the exact type of leadership that will guide us to continue striking the right balance between continuous product innovation, serving a diverse set of customer needs and accelerated growth.”