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Julia Hartz inspires people to live more by leading the world’s largest marketplace of live experiences. She co-founded Eventbrite in 2006 and served as President until being appointed CEO in April 2016. Eventbrite has generated over $10 billion in gross ticket sales, and processes more than three million tickets per week to events around the globe. Under Julia’s leadership, company culture and workplace performance has remained an integral part of Eventbrite, which now boasts over 700 employees in 13 countries around the world. Eventbrite has been voted one of the “Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area” nine years running. In the years since founding Eventbrite, Julia has been honored as one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40 business leaders (2015 & 2017) and Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2013. Julia is a thought leader on live experiences, consumer trends and entrepreneurship, and has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, and Bloomberg. Julia holds a B.A. in telecommunications from Pepperdine University (2001). She is a member of the 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.