Russell D’Souza is the co-founder of SeatGeek, a venture-backed company started with Jack Groetzinger in September 2009. SeatGeek is the largest ticket search engine and help hundreds of thousands of users each month find the best sports and concert tickets on the Internet.
Russell runs SeatGeek’s marketing and user-acquisition efforts including business development partnerships with major media properties like Yahoo! Sports and the Wall Street Journal. In addition, he oversees innovative PR and SEO campaigns and has a strong understanding of how early-stage companies can get traction.
Prior to SeatGeek, Russell co-founded Scribnia.com, a company that allowed users to rate and review bloggers and authors. Scribnia used these ratings with complex algorithms to suggest authors to users. Scribnia was acquired in 2009 and has since been rebranded as BlogDash.
Russ is a Dartmouth College graduate with a B.A. in History and worked at Monitor Consulting Group prior to SeatGeek.
A New Jersey native, Russ has a special place in his heart for the MTV's Jersey shore.