WE ARE BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO THE VENUE EXPERIENCE


Until now, it hasn’t been easy to harness the collective power of solitary systems. Today, VenueNext is bringing unprecedented integration to both existing and new systems to amplify all that venues have to offer their guests, and generate real business intelligence that transforms business outcomes.

From sports stadiums and arenas to concert spaces, hospitals, hotels, transportation systems, conference venues to theme parks, and all large venues in between, the VenueNext technology platform and context-aware app provide deeper insight into guest behavior, ultimate control over your entire ecosystem, and a substantial return on investment.


VenueNext debuted in 2014, during the San Francisco 49ers’ first home game of the season at the brand new Levi's® Stadium and has enjoyed tremendous success since then with deployments at other venues including Yankee Stadium, AT&T Stadium, Home of the Dallas Cowboys, Amway Center, Home of the Orlando Magic, Vikings' new U.S Bank Stadium and Churchill Downs, Home of the Kentucky Derby.   We are now the leaders in sports & entertainment, but our platform can be implemented at many other types of venues like hospitality and healthcare. Our team of experienced technical developers has worked for many great ventures including Google, Facebook, Dish Network, Sling Media, AOL, Netscape, and Oracle. Based in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and New York, we thrive on solving the most difficult physical and digital integration challenges for venues.

 

OUR TEAM


 
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JOHN PAUL

CEO & FOUNDER

As CEO and Founder, John is responsible for the company’s growth and operations, while leading the VenueNext team on its mission to set a new and much higher standard for live event experiences. Prior to VenueNext, Paul spent over 35 years as a founder, CEO or executive leader of product and engineering teams at startups and major American technology companies. View More


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GARY HANNA

CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER

Gary Hanna is a highly accomplished executive with nearly 35 years of success in sales, operations, and distribution within the technology industry. Because of his vast experience in every facet of the sales process, he is an expert in building and enabling sales teams, sales processes, and sales infrastructure. View More


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TIM PRUKOP

VP & GM SPORTS

Tim Prukop is responsible for driving sales and business development at VenueNext, where he brings over 20 years of experience in delivering pioneering technology into the sports and new media markets. View More


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PERCY RAJANI

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Percy brings to the table a successful track record as a technology executive. He has been involved in a number of startups, three of which have gone public and several acquired. View More


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ERIC RUSSELL

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

As Chief Financial Officer, Eric Russell is responsible for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of VenueNext. Russell comes to VenueNext with a breadth of experience in a range of industries and company stages, from early stage startups to large publicly traded companies. View More


SCOTT REHLING

VP STRATEGIC CHANNELS

As Vice President of Strategic Channels, Scott is responsible for driving business through strategic partnerships at VenueNext.  Scott brings over 20 years of experience in the development of indirect channel sales and marketing organizations for companies in the technology sector.  View More


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SEAN KUNDU

VP BUSINESS STRATEGY

As the company’s General Counsel, Sean is responsible for all legal affairs of the company, including managing its intellectual property, corporate financing, and commercial agreements.  He also manages governance and regulatory compliance for the board of directors and is responsible for the corporate security. View More

 

THE BOARD


 
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Jed York

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Jed York is CEO of the San Francisco 49ers where he has oversees all aspects of the organization, a title he took over from his family five years ago after spending 5 years in various leadership roles within the organization. View More


BRANO PERKOVICH

Brano is an Chief Investment Officer at San Francisco 49ers and a Managing Partner at Aurum Partners LLC, the family office fund affiliated with the owners of the San Francisco 49ers. View More


MARK WAN

Mark is a co-founding general partner at Causeway Media Partners, where he brings over a quarter century of successful private equity and venture investment experience to the firm. View More


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JOHN PAUL

CEO & FOUNDER