Doug Lyons Joins FutureTix Team

DOUG LYONS JOINS FUTURETIX TEAM
Ticketing Industry Leader Partners with Consulting Firm

Selden, NY –January 12, 2015 – FutureTix announced today that ticketing industry veteran Doug Lyons has joined the FutureTix team. As a Partner in the company, Doug will provide an added layer of expertise in various areas of FutureTix established business lines as well as many new elements that will broaden the company’s impact on the entertainment industry.

Doug is a highly regarded and innovative thought leader in the ticketing and entertainment industries.  He is a sought-after speaker and is regularly consulted by ticketing providers, 3rd party vendors, venues, sports teams, and presenters for his opinions and ideas. “This is an incredibly unique opportunity for me” comments Lyons.  “Having spent well over a decade representing numerous ticketing companies, I can now use the knowledge I’ve gained to bring impartial and progressive ideas forward to help all sports and live entertainment organizations more effectively utilize the tools they have and foster adoption of new products, processes and ideas.”

Doug’s passion is for helping venues, teams and presenters better leverage technology to improve their businesses.  His accomplishments as an industry trendsetter include many years operating technology for venues and content providers, followed by senior management tours with major ticketing companies including Paciolan, Tickets.com, and most recently AXS.

“I am delighted to welcome Doug on board”, said Dan DeMato, the Founder and Principal of FutureTix, “I have known Doug for many years and his inventive outside-of-the-box thinking and analytical problem solving abilities are aligned perfectly with FutureTix objectives and mission.”

Doug believes that the industry is at a critical point in its history, and states that “decision makers are struggling to figure out how to plan and make strategic choices based on the large amount of rapidly changing technology options that are presenting themselves.  Many in our industry are constantly pushing for ‘the next thing,’ so that the proper attention is not always given to utilizing what’s already available.  Therefore opportunity – and money – is left on the table.  FutureTix has developed a stellar reputation for helping identify unrealized potential in organizations and working with them to take better advantage of what they have, while at the same time being able identify the best new technologies and practices to pursue.  I am excited to be part of that valuable equation and service to our industry.”

About FutureTix, Inc. – FutureTix is a full-service ticketing solution consulting company that specializes in driving incremental revenue through innovative ticketing techniques and technology. FutureTix is a privately held New York company.

For more information please call 516-608-0626.

Contact: Dan DeMato, Principal; PO Box 1634, Selden, NY 11784; demato@futuretix.com; www.futuretix.com