Eventful's Board of Directors

Esther Dyson  
Esther Dyson Founder - EDventure Holdings

Esther Dyson is a long-time catalyst of start-ups in information technology in the US and other markets, including Russia. Since selling her company, EDventure Holdings, to CNET Networks in 2004, she has taken on new challenges in private aviation and space as well as in health care (as a director of 23andMe, a consumer genetics company). Esther’s IT investments have included Flickr and del.icio.us (both sold to Yahoo!), and Medstory (sold to Microsoft), as well as Meetup Inc., Eventful.com, Boxbe and Voxiva; She is an active investor in air and space, with holdings in Space Adventures and Zero-G Corporation, as well as XCOR Aerospace, Constellation Services International, Coastal Technologies Group, Dopplr.com, Airship Ventures and Icon Aircraft.

 

Jordan Glazier  
Jordan Glazier Chief Executive Officer

Jordan is the President and CEO of Eventful. Under Jordan's leadership, Eventful has become an essential part of the lives of its nearly 18 million registered users and a leading digital service connecting entertainment consumers with movies, live music, performers and local events. Prior to Eventful, Jordan was a general manager at eBay, where he built and managed three of eBay's largest business units. He also served as COO of Client Shop, Inc., which was ranked as the fastest growing privately-held company in San Diego, led international business development for GATX Corporation, and was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.

 

Stu Phillips  
Stu Phillips General Partner - Bay Partners

Stu has a rare combination of in-depth operating expertise coupled with a successful track record in venture capital. Prior to founding Ridgelift Ventures, Stu was a General Partner at US Venture Partners where he led investments in communications, software and services companies such as Cacheflow, @Road, Procket Networks, Flyswat, Merlin Networks and Force10 Networks. Stu also gained over 20 years of operating experience, most recently at Cisco Systems where he was the VP of Central Engineering responsible for the strategy and development of the Cisco IOS. In addition, he held operating roles at Tandem Computers, Logica, and ICL. Stu originally hails from Oxford, England and attended the University of Wales in Cardiff, UK where he received a Bachelor of Science in Electronics.

 

Heidi Roizen  
Heidi Roizen Venture Partner - Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Heidi is a native of Silicon Valley and has spent her life immersed in the technology ecosystem. She is a Venture Partner at DFJ, and teaches "Spirit of Entrepreneurship" at Stanford University. In addition to Eventful, she currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Daily Mail and General Trust, ShareThis, xtime, TrustedID and Tivo. Heidi is actively involved in non-profit boards including the Board of Advisors of the National Center for Women in Information Technology, and of Springboard Enterprises. Prior to DFJ, Heidi was a Managing Director of Mobius Venture Capital and was Vice President of World Wide Developer Relations for Apple Computer. She also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association and the Software Publishers Association. Prior, Heidi co-founded and was CEO of T/Maker Company, a developer and publisher of personal computer software. Heidi earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

 

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