Co-Founder & Chairman
As co-founder and chairman of Atom Tickets, the social movie ticketing app, Matthew focuses on growth strategy and corporate development for the Santa Monica based startup that has raised over $125 million in funding. Matthew has a unique background that includes extensive experience on both the creative and financial sides of the entertainment business. He has worked for Warner Bros., Mandate Pictures, Good Universe, and IBM entertainment consulting. He has structured financial deals that balance creative ambitions with bottom line prudence. Previously at Lionsgate Entertainment, he oversaw day-to-day business development opportunities and strategic initiatives. Matthew holds an AB in English and American Literature from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Both E-Commerce startups and investors want to know what it takes to scale a company. Matthew Bakal (CEO of Atom Tickets) and Elaine Russell (Greycroft) join Charity Manley (Audit Partner at KPMG) to share stories and insights about managing massive market disruption and investing in the future of retail. What operating metrics do Series B-stage […]