March 14, 2011
EVENTFUL ESTABLISHES NEW YORK OFFICE AND TAPS MATT SPIELMAN AS VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS
San Diego – March 14, 2011 – Eventful, Inc., the leading digital media company connecting over 20 million consumers with live entertainment and local events, has announced the opening of its New York office and the appointment of Matt Spielman as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Alliances. He will also serve as Eventful’s General Manager for the Northeast Region. Spielman will enhance and build key strategic business partnerships with leading brands and entertainment properties for Eventful.
Spielman comes to Eventful from MTV Networks, where he was a Vice President in their Client Solutions division. He worked across the MTV Networks’ portfolio of properties, brands, and assets to execute multi-platform campaigns for such companies as Capital One, Flip Video, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, New York Stock Exchange, and Pepsi. A graduate of Harvard Business School and Columbia University, he also helped grow mtvU, MTV’s dedicated college network, shortly after it was launched by building over a dozen new strategic partnerships.
“I’m incredibly excited to be establishing a formal presence for Eventful in the Northeast Region,” said Spielman. “I have seen Eventful deliver on the increasing need of companies to activate millions of consumers with powerful social media and digital marketing campaigns. The expanded footprint will allow us to work more closely with key partners to address their business objectives.”
“I’m pleased and excited to have Matt on board to help us establish important strategic relationships” said Jordan Glazier, CEO of Eventful. “Matt’s extensive experience with both strategy and business development for brands and entertainment properties is a perfect fit for Eventful and we’re looking forward to enhancing our existing relationships and building new partnerships.”
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