Vice President of Global Client Analytics, Ticketmaster
Karlis Kezbers is the Vice President of Global Client Analytics at Ticketmaster. In his role, Karlis oversees business operations and strategy for LiveAnalytics, which provides analytical products and services for clients of all sizes, all over the globe. He started with the company in 2021 after a year of analytical consulting with InterWorks and 12 years overseeing various departments such as Business Intelligence, Analytics, Ticket Operations, Retention, and Premium Service with the OKC Thunder. At the end of Kezbers’ tenure with the Thunder, he led the development of the Thunder LaunchPad, an offsite innovation lab devoted to regional economic growth and housed a startup accelerator program. Karlis’ career started with 4 years of sales and service roles with the Phoenix Suns and Mercury.
Karlis has been an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma for 10 years and chairs the advisory board for the management and international business school. He resides in Oklahoma City with his wife, Emily, and two kids, Brynn and Davis.