Former Ticketmaster Executive Named New Youbet C.O.O.

4 November 2008

David Goldberg, a former executive vice president of Ticketmaster, has joined as its chief operating officer.

According to a prepared statement, Mr. Goldberg oversaw Ticketmaster’s Global Music Services business and worked with members in the music industry to help drive strategic business initiatives. During his tenure, Mr. Goldberg held global responsibility for all aspects of sales and marketing, mergers and acquisitions and business development. He had also previously served as marketing director for Ticketmaster's Midwest region in the early 1990s.

Prior to rejoining Ticketmaster in 2003, he served as executive vice president of corporate development for Sportvision, a sports technology and marketing company. He was also a co-founder and executive vice president of and had worked as a talent buyer and vice president of business development at JAM Productions. He currently serves as chairman of the board of Pacific Edison, a solar project developer focused on entertainment venues and attractions.

“David brings a truly unique combination of live event as well as interactive media and e-commerce experience to both Youbet and the advanced deposit wagering (ADW) space,” said Michael Brodsky, president and chief executive of, in the statement. “That experience coupled with his business development and operations skills positions him well to be a leader on the Youbet team.”