A Fan Intelligence™ Platform

About IdealSeat

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The future of ticketing is here.

One thing you will quickly learn when working with IdealSeat is that we are extremely passionate about what we’re doing.

Headquartered in HQ in Port Townsend, WA, our team spans across the United States, with a physical presence in additional key cities, including Seattle, New York, San Francisco, and Denver.

Meet the Team

Under the leadership of our co-founders, IdealSeat has experienced an unprecedented amount of press for its innovative approach to using data to improve decision-making.

We have been featured in almost 40 different publications in our short history, including major outlets like Forbes, FOX, Yahoo!, USA Today, the New York Times, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, The New Yorker, and ESPN’s acclaimed property, SportsCenter.

Joel Carben   Co-founder & CEO

Joel Carben

Co-founder & CEO

Adam Navarrete   Co-founder & CMO

Adam Navarrete

Co-founder & CMO

Spencer Fornaciari   Co-founder & CTO

Spencer Fornaciari

Co-founder & CTO

 
Holly Hart   CFO

Holly Hart

CFO

CRAIG SARGENT   VP, Sales

CRAIG SARGENT

VP, Sales

SEAN SABEAN   VP, Customer Relations

SEAN SABEAN

VP, Customer Relations

 
 
Adam Gilfix   Lead Data Scientist

Adam Gilfix

Lead Data Scientist

Dustin Ruskell   Full Stack Engineer

Dustin Ruskell

Full Stack Engineer

 

Advisors


MANISH GAUDI

Facebook

Jonah Keri

CBS Sports, SportsNet

James Kimmel

Epic Seats

Jeff Kline

Formerly Veritix/Ticketmaster

Lisa Johnson

VSBLTY

Earll M. Murman

MIT

 

Maurice Edu

Former player, MLS, SPL &
US Men’s National Soccer Team

 
 

Partners

 

 
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Happy Warrior

Sports Marketing & Innovation Agency who services eSports, SportsTech and Professional Athletes.

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SBS

Training, consulting, and recruiting services for sports teams and provide career services for those interested in working in sports.

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Stadia Ventures

Stadia Ventures creates an ecosystem for sports innovation growth by leveraging their team’ score strengths: education, investment and industry expertise.