LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, today announced tech leader Jody Mulkey joined the company to run platform engineering and technical operations. Most recently the CIO of Shopzilla, Mulkey joins a roster of key talent assembled from some of the most prominent technology companies in the world, including: Google, Amazon, the Rubicon Project, Microsoft, Delicious, Yahoo!, Expedia and Infospace.
"Ticketmaster is one of the largest e-commerce platforms in the world and our innovative technology solutions solve very unique challenges. We set out to assemble a team of top technologists to help us continue to deliver the industries best and most reliable ticketing platform and Jody is our most recent addition," said Joe Manna, CTO of Live Nation Entertainment. "Jody joins a team that has decades of combined e-commerce experience and his contributions will enable our software engineering and operations teams to build and deploy new products to evolve our system."
"I cannot think of a more interesting ecommerce environment than Ticketmaster's and I'm looking forward to working with the team to continue to improve the client and the fan experience," said Jody Mulkey, Ticketmaster's new Executive Vice President of Platform Engineering and Technical Operations.Ticketmaster's Technology Team With hundreds of team members, Ticketmaster has sought top talent to add to its existing staff of strong and talented technical professionals to continue to provide industry-leading products for the more than 10,000 Ticketmaster clients and the millions of live event fans. The leadership team consists of professionals with years of technology and development experience. About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors. Follow us @twitter.com/LiveNationInc