Maura Gibson is President of Front Gate Tickets, the Ticketmaster owned, Austin, TX-based leader in festival ticketing. Supporting the major market-share the world’s top music festivals including EDC, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Music Festival, BottleRock and countless others, Front Gate is the only turnkey ticketing solution for ecommerce, digital marketing, onsite support, customer service, fulfillment, RFID access control, experiential marketing RFID activations, cashless technology and performance analytics.
Gibson began her career promoting bands in Lincoln, Nebraska. She spent the 90’s working for a variety of promoters and ticketing companies in the Midwest, landing at Live Nation in 1997 (then, Contemporary Group/SFX). In 2005, as VP of Ticketing, Gibson was a key player in LN’s transition to its in-house solution, Live Nation Tickets. In 2009, Gibson was handpicked by “the Charlies” to lead ticketing efforts at C3 Presents and in 2012; Gibson was named President of Front Gate Tickets.