Speaker Profile

Baskerville Michael

Job TitleGlobal Head of Commercial Growth

Company NameFesticket (UK)

About

Michael Baskerville’s industry career has spanned from booking acts at 13 Artists, to building and taking innovative ticketing app DICE to market, and now his current role as Global Head of Commercial Growth at Festicket. Having worked in multiple roles spanning over the diverse international Live industry, Michael has a focus and expertise on what is disrupting and pushing forward the sector.

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Festicket is the world's largest platform for discovering and booking festival experiences. Working closely with over 1200 official festival partners including Coachella, Tomorrowland and Reading & Leeds, Festicket offers fans festival trips around the world that combine tickets with accommodation, travel and extras. The website serves a growing community of 2.5m festival goers with the latest news, lineups and updates from the festival world alongside a Festival Finder tool and Festival Guide and Magazine for discovering new events.

Founded in 2012 by Zack Sabban and Jonathan Younes, the company is backed by a range of investors including Beringea, Edge, Lepe Partners, ProFounders and Kreos Capital. Festicket was ranked as the UK’s 21st fastest-growing technology company by the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 in 2018 and is a Tech Nation Future Fifty member. Alongside its London HQ, Festicket has offices in San Francisco, Amsterdam, Berlin, Porto and Nantes.

Conference Sessions

  • The Next Big Ideas in Live Entertainment

    06 Jun 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM, Main Room

    Build in association with Pollstar, the 2nd edition of the Live Summit will tackle the current challenges and rewards of today’s live industry, as part of the g...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
        Conferences
      2. Event Date
        Thu, Jun 6
      3. Event Theme
        Live

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