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September 28, 2010 08:00 ET

Robin Ducot Joins Eventbrite as Vice President of Engineering

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -   Eventbrite, the fastest growing event ticketing and social commerce company, today announced that Robin Ducot has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. In this position, Robin will play an integral role in spearheading the company's technical development as Eventbrite continues to fundamentally change the way people host, discover and attend their favorite events.

"Robin has a passion for disruptive technologies and an expertise in establishing and maintaining massively successful web platforms," said Kevin Hartz, CEO and Co-Founder of Eventbrite. "She will be a huge asset to our team and will play a key role in helping Eventbrite maintain the leadership position in the event ticketing and registration space."

Prior to Eventbrite, Ducot served as VP of Web development at Linden Lab, where she led the web design and development team responsible for all of the company's web properties. Before Linden Lab, Ducot was VP of Web development at Adobe Systems, where she was responsible for the Adobe Web platform (both user experience and technology), delivering all adobe.com Web properties as well as the commerce and subscription platform behind Photoshop.com and Acrobat.com. She was also the VP of Web development at Macromedia, and held a variety of web technology roles at Reuters and AT&T. Ducot received her BS in Computer Science and Art History from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

"The way people interact with their friends and colleagues both online and offline is changing on a daily basis. Eventbrite has successfully positioned itself at the core of this evolution in leveraging the social graph to foster live experiences of all kinds," said Ducot. "I'm thrilled to be a part of the innovations that the Eventbrite team plans to continue to bring to the table."

Robin joins a team of driven and accomplished female executives, including Julia Hartz, President and Co-Founder; Julie Thompson, VP of Product; Tamara Mendelsohn, Director of Marketing; and Dana Kilian, Director of Customer Experience.

Eventbrite focuses on making lives easier for event organizers and attendees by providing a service that leverages technology and social media to make ticket selling and buying simple and delightful. The company is constantly evolving its comprehensive event management, promotion, and ticketing platform so as to give event organizers the power, intelligence and insight to execute successful events, no matter the size or scale. For more information or to host an event of your own, visit www.eventbrite.com.

About Eventbrite
Eventbrite is the world's largest, fastest growing social commerce company. We empower anyone to host successful live experiences of any type or size by providing an easy way to manage, promote and sell out the event. Eventbrite brings together transactions with social interactions to allow events to live, flourish and take flight anywhere online. Eventbrite is the engine for a new generation of live experiences. Eventbrite is privately held and backed by Sequoia Capital. For more information, go to www.eventbrite.com.

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