The team behind your ticketing service

why wE’re here

Making events even better

While organizers are focused on creating an amazing experience, we get out of bed and come to work everyday because we want to make everything before, during and after the event, better. Some big players may have tarnished the industry, but we know there’s a better way.

By combining our passion for technology with a love for live events, we deliver a ticketing solution that event organizers can be proud to work with.

Leadership team

About our team

Canadian grown and headquartered out of Calgary, Alberta.
Showpass is growing rapidly under the passion of these innovative, forward-thinking leaders.

Lucas McCarthy

CEO & Founder

Since 2012, Lucas’ vision and expertise has grown Showpass from a modest queue-managing tool to a multi-million dollar ticketing company. As an active member in the tech community, Lucas has participated in the Startup Grind, the Executive Calgary Technology roundtables, and even moderated events such as The Alberta Electronic Music Panel. He continues to stay on top of tech developments by contributing to Augmented Reality initiatives such as and Adobe Aero. With his first corporate exit at the age of 15 and the milestones Showpass has reached over the years, the industry has recognized Lucas’ achievements with a nomination in the Event Industry’s Top 40 under 40 and the Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Tyler Vasselin


Tyler focusing on driving efficiencies within Showpass, he is always evaluating ways to make organizers more money. With a background in public accounting and subordinate financing from his days at E&Y and BDC Capital, Tyler has a long history of reviewing businesses and investment opportunities to grow profitability. Since joining Showpass in late 2017, Tyler has been relentlessly focused on resource and cost structure optimization, process improvement, industry research/market analysis, and transactional due diligence to ensure financially-sound business decisions are made for the company.


Strategic Leadership from our Advisors

Drawing on the expertise of those whom have built, scaled and led companies to success.

Kelly Thompson

Executive Director, Tech & Marketing

With a history of turning tech startups into multi-million dollar firms, Kelly is guiding Showpass to become the next world-class company.

Paul O'Donoghue

Chairman of the Board

With 20+ years of financial & leadership experience, Paul is a trusted advisor who takes an active role in Showpass’ growth.

Make an Impact

Join the team

We’re shaking up an entire industry and that takes talent. If you’re willing to work hard, learn quickly and be empowered to make a difference, we want to talk to you.
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