Prism Welcomes Tom Ewald As Chief Revenue Officer
Former Eventbrite VP of Music Sales Joins Prism's Expanding Team
In just one year, Prism's software has been adopted by over 100 promoters and 500 venues around the globe, including Disco Donnie Presents & React Presents (US), Brooklyn Bowl (NY), Ad Hoc (NY), PopGun Presents (NY), MOKB Presents (IL), Noise Pop (https://www.noisepop.com/)
"For the thousands of independent promoters and venues in the US, having a single source of truth and real-time data at their fingertips is critical for them to be more organized, efficient and profitable,"
Prism recently secured $2.2 million from angel investors including Kip McClanahan, founder of Pershing and long-time Austin entrepreneur;
"We currently have a sales team that's doing a fantastic job led by our founding team, but Tom is the G.O.A.T. for selling to our industry," said Matt Ford, Prism CEO. "I've personally had the pleasure to work with Tom through Prism's continued partnership with Eventbrite, and there is no one more aligned with our company's mission."
Tom has long been at the forefront of working with promoters and venues, from 14 years as Director of Entertainment Sales with Ticketweb and Ticketmaster, to joining Ticketfly in 2009 when it was five people up through and including its acquisition by Eventbrite in 2017. In fact, Tom will consult with Eventbrite across the next few months to ensure a smooth landing for clients continuing to move from Ticketfly to the Eventbrite platform. Tom began working in ticketing straight out of college, holds an MBA from Wayne State University, and will be based in Chicago.
"Empowering independent promoters and venues has been the common thread through all my work in music, and so I'm thrilled to be joining a company like Prism that shares this core purpose," said Tom Ewald. "Prism is simplifying and streamlining really difficult processes for the independent community, and I can't wait to get started on helping promoters and venues gain access to their data to make better and faster decisions."
Prism is revolutionizing the live music industry with first-of-its-