4 april 2019
SeatGeek Announces First Ever President of SeatGeek Enterprise
Danielle du Toit will head SeatGeek’s solution for global live entertainment clients
NEW YORK, NY (April 4, 2019) — SeatGeek today announced the hiring of Danielle du Toit as the company’s first ever President of SeatGeek Enterprise. In this role, Danielle will oversee all SeatGeek Enterprise business operations, both within North America and globally across Europe. Based out of SeatGeek’s headquarters in New York, Danielle will direct Product, Sales, Implementation, Support and Success for all of SeatGeek’s ticketing partners.
Danielle joins SeatGeek after two years at Cheetah Digital as the Executive Vice President of Global Services, Strategy and Operations. In this role Danielle led a team of over 650 people, across almost 20 locations globally, serving thousands of global clients, many of them Fortune 500. Prior to Cheetah Digital she spent time at Bullhorn, ExactTarget, Salesforce, and a number of other companies, serving in a variety of global leadership roles. Her strong experience in operationalizing a growing business will be immensely valuable as SeatGeek continues to grow its primary ticketing business across the globe. Danielle also serves as a board member for Australian-based Outfit.io, as well as over 15 years on the Board of a South African e-Schools’ Network.
“Danielle is a force of nature. Ever since I first met her I knew she is the perfect person to oversee SeatGeek Enterprise globally,” said SeatGeek CEO and Co-Founder Jack Groetzinger. “We have seen incredible momentum in the United States and Europe, and Danielle has the right background to propel SeatGeek Enterprise into a major global platform.”
Danielle joins SeatGeek at a momentous time for the ticketing technology company, one that has included partnering with some of the biggest brands in the world, such as the Dallas Cowboys, Manchester City FC, Snapchat and Lyft. SeatGeek Enterprise has also been expanding its global footprint in recent months, launching SeatGeek Italia, and adding new clients in countries like Ireland and Norway.
“I am truly excited to have joined SeatGeek. I believe that we have the opportunity to ensure that every person attached to live events can have an incredible experience. And that goes all the way from the humans who are working hard to put on incredible live events, the humans that are running the sales teams and box offices, all the way through to the humans who are attending the live events. I love the innovation, transparency and passion of the SeatGeek team, and of our clients. We know that together we are going to continue to build remarkable things as we work to improve the way that fans discover and purchase tickets to live event” said du Toit.
SeatGeek is the leading mobile-focused ticket platform that enables fans to buy and sell tickets for sports, concert, and theater events. With industry-leading mobile ticketing apps, a fan-friendly user experience and its proprietary Deal Score™ technology that helps fans identify the best ticket values for a given event, SeatGeek is transforming the way that fans buy and sell tickets to their favorite events. SeatGeek Enterprise – the company’s primary ticketing platform – is used by 25 percent of the Premier League clubs, as well as the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints and Pelicans. Headquartered in New York, SeatGeek also has international offices in the U.K., Israel, Netherlands, and Italy.