Jared Smith

Jared Smith was named President of Ticketmaster North America in December 2012. He is responsible for Ticketmaster’s world-leading ticketing platforms and provides strategic oversight of the product development teams. He also leads the company’s technology, customer service, support, sales, and marketing operations that provide service to more than 2,000 key customer accounts in North America.

Previously, Jared was Ticketmaster’s Chief Operating Officer. In this role he revolutionized the company’s approach to client engagement and transformed its client-facing sales and support organization. Always an instrumental part of innovative initiatives, Jared also led the team to focus on data-driven products and services and technology-driven marketing tools.

Prior to joining Ticketmaster in 2003, Jared oversaw the administration, sales and marketing departments of the Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, Ga. and served as the Executive Director of the Quad Cities Sports Commission in Moline, Ill. He holds a B.A. from The University of Iowa.