TORONTO — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has appointed Julia Hartz, co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite, Inc. to its Board of Directors — representing long-term shareholder Cascade Investment.
Hartz boasts more than 15 years of experience in the entertainment and technology industries, including co-founding Eventbrite, the world’s largest event technology platform. Since its founding in 2006, Eventbrite has generated more than $8 billion in gross ticket sales, processing up to three million tickets per week for events and live experiences around the globe.
“Julia Hartz’s addition to the board underscores the vision we share with our partner Kingdom to grow Four Seasons while continuing to exceed customer expectations in a rapidly evolving luxury market,” says Michael Larson, chief Investment officer of Cascade Investment. “We welcome Julia, whose depth of experience in translating innovative ideas into transformational technologies and customer experiences, will prove invaluable to our efforts to further develop the product leadership of Four Seasons.”