August 20, 2020
Showpass announces new advisors from Eventbrite and Twitter
CALGARY, August 19, 2020 - Chloe Stewart, former VP of Global Sales at Eventbrite and Kevin Callahan, Head of Global Business Development Strategy and Operations at Twitter have accepted positions as advisors at Showpass.
Stewart has extensive experience in the ticketing and event space and joins the company after more than 7 years at Eventbrite. In her time there, she worked in various roles, with her most recent position being VP of Global Sales. Over the six years that she lead the North America team, she scaled the sales team from 14 Sales Development Representatives (SDRs) and Account Executives to more than 35. She specialized in driving global economic sales performance, including new revenue, solutions revenue, renewal and pipeline targets. She helped scale the company from a $325 million to a $1.2 billion valuation. Stewart held other senior sales positions at GoGrid Cloud Computing and Learn iT! in San Francisco. She holds a Master of Arts degree from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Callahan has extensive experience growing businesses, most recently at Twitter, where he currently holds the title of Head of Global Business Development Strategy and Operations, based in San Francisco. At Twitter he's held multiple positions with the overarching mandate to drive both user and revenue growth globally. Prior to Twitter, Callahan worked at both Wattpad and Bell Media in product in Toronto. Callahan sits on a number of startup boards, is an EIR at Ivey Business School, and the head facilitator at Ryerson University in the Product Management Program. He holds a BComm from Ryerson University and an MBA from Ivey Business School at Western University.
“We are pleased to add Chloe and Kevin as advisors as we believe they will add significant value to our team and we look forward to working closely with them to drive growth, success, and profitability,” said Lucas McCarthy, Showpass CEO.
Stewart and Callahan’s experience in building and scaling teams is what makes them major assets to the Showpass team, as it aligns well with Showpass’ company values. With Showpass competing in the global market, they will be looking to both advisors to leverage their global expansion and growth experience.
Established in 2014 in Calgary, Showpass is a global leader in event scaling technology, focused on primary ticketing, distributed commerce, and the mixed delivery (live, virtual, and streamed) of experiences for tens of thousands of event hosts. Showpass is focused on providing best-in-class distribution channels including Facebook's native ticketing, the world's first talent to consumer marketplace, industry-leading client support, and the industries first hotel concert series. By combining a passion for technology with a love for live events, the company delivers a ticketing solution that event organizers can be proud to work with. Showpass is proud to have served millions of customers every year. To find out more and how Showpass is helping to keep events live during this unprecedented time, visit Showpass.com.