Eventbrite's Kevin and Julia Hartz - Startups Uncensored # 29
This month's Startups Uncensored will be a Fireside Chat with Eventbrite Co-Founders Kevin and Julia Hartz moderated by Docstoc CEO, Jason Nazar from 6-9pm at the Milken Institute in Santa Monica.
is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Eventbrite enable's event creation, promotion and ticket sales. They help people discover events that match their passions. And they let everyone share the events they're creating or joining, bringing more people together around the world.
Kevin Hartz, Co-Founder & CEO
Kevin Hartz is Co-Founder & CEO of Eventbrite, a company that enables event creation, promotion, and ticket sales; while also helping people discover events that match their passions.Kevin was previously Co-Founder and CEO of Xoom Corporation, an international money transfer company, servicing more than 30 countries worldwide.
Kevin began his career as a product manager and later co-founded ConnectGroup, a start-up providing high-speed Internet access to the hotel industry. Kevin holds a BAS from Stanford University, as well as an MA from Oxford University (University College).He has been an active early stage investor and advisor to start-ups including PayPal, Pinterest, Lookout, Milo (acquired by eBay), TripIt (acquired by Concur (nasd: CNQR)) Flixster, Airbnb, Yammer, and Trulia.
Julia Hartz, Co-Founder & President
Julia spends her day focusing on the happiness, productivity, and growth of the team at Eventbrite (aka the Britelings). She strives to foster the culture that has defined Eventbrite, and that has placed the company among the Top 5 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area two years in a row, according to the SF Business Times.
Prior to co-founding Eventbrite with her husband, Kevin Hartz, Julia enjoyed a career in Television Development at MTV Networks and FX Networks. She was fortunate enough to be a part of acclaimed shows such as Jackass, Nip/Tuck, The Shield, Rescue Me, and Morgan Spurlock's 30 Days.Julia graduated from Pepperdine University with a B.A. in Telecommunications. She has served on the board of The Village Well, a non-profit organization that supports slow parenting, and has been active in The Full Circle Fund.
Startups Uncensored is sponsored by TriNet (best HR & employee benefits), Cybercoders (best tech recruiting firm), Moxie Group (Best PR firm), and Price Waterhouse Coopers (best accounting firm).
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