Coming to the U.S. from Germany at 22 years of age, David quickly developed a strong interest in technology and entrepreneurship. He is a co-founder of VBO, and is primarily involved in product development. After work on Thursday nights, you are likely to find him catching a midnight showing of the latest movie releases. Fun fact: In his teens, Dave was a national champion weightlifter!
Ben is not only the customer support rep for VBO Tickets, he's also a client. After 5 years of being on the promoter side and using VBO, he joined the support team to help other theatres and event promoters. If you live the Bay Area, you can catch him doing improv comedy at the Made Up Theatre and purchase tickets using VBO's software!
Prior to joining VBO Tickets, Rique spent 12 years with Penske Automotive Group as Sales Manager overseeing sales and marketing for the leading Audi dealer in the US. Prior, he worked in the beverage industry, managing imports and distribution for four premier distributors, including top Bordeaux importer Wine Warehouse where he served as Regional Manager. His passion for ticketing spawns from his desire to experience the ultimate performance in a breathtaking, surreal and intimate venue.
Mark is a designer and front-end developer. He creates clean designs using modern techniques, with the customer experience in mind. Mark has worked on websites and user interfaces for startups, non-profit organizations, and businesses throughout the San Francisco Bay Area since 2008. He's been playing guitar since 15 years old, and enjoys a range of music from blues to metal.
Jonas is an integral part of VBO Tickets' development team. He works remotely from Erfurt, Germany, and enjoys programming in .NET, playing MMORPG games on his PC, and long morning (evening for him) phone calls with our local development team. Well, maybe he doesn't enjoy that part as much as the video games.
Keith is a recent addition to our sales team. After finishing San Jose State University, he brings a competitiveness and optimism to VBO Tickets. Coming from a small town, he loves the Bay Area. In his spare time he loves to play competitive sports. Whether it's basketball or a food eating competition, Keith doesn't like to shy away from a challenge.
Hasan has extensive experience in Application Architecture and development. He has over 14 years of technical development experience under his belt. He leads the Mobile app team that develops the iOS and Android app. Hasan loves the outdoors so when he is not developing, he is probably hiking somewhere in the Sierra Nevada.
Born and raised in the Bay Area, Danielle is a California girl at heart even though she prefers the South. As a San Jose State alumni with a BA in Communication Studies and a future MA in the field, she is all for effective and productive communication, especially in the realm of Marketing. Besides creating bonds with her coworkers and speaking words of young wisdom, she loves spending time with her family and randomly dancing everywhere she goes. As a dedicated and hard worker, Danielle is determined to grow VBO Tickets to its fullest potential.
Elena takes care of accounting at VBO. She has a BA in economics, certified Tax Preparer, and has a certificate in accounting from De Anza College. She likes to travel and believes that you can understand the world better by going to various places. Elena also loves sports, volleyball, jogging and hiking.