Steve is a pioneer of the live entertainment and ticketing sectors and has held senior roles at Ticketmaster Europe and Artist Nation. Throughout his career he has connected cutting- edge marketing and technology with access to global live entertainment industries. Steve co-founded Accent Media in 2012 and successfully applied for the Top Level Domain Registry for "Tickets" with a vision to create an authentic and trusted domain-space for online ticketing. Steve speaks about technology and live entertainment at conferences worldwide including the International Live Music Conference where he is the regular chair of the New Technology panel. Steve has recently been focused on how blockchain technology will impact on live entertainment and has started work on the Open Tickets Foundation.