Gretchen Shugart

CEO
TheaterMania

Gretchen is CEO of TheaterMania, a media and technology service provider to the live entertainment industry.  Through U.S.-based TheaterMania.com and U.K. based WhatsOnStage.com the company covers theater news, reviews, and features.  In addition, the company's OvationTix™ SaaS platform is used by over 600 theaters to process and market ticket sales, solicit donations and manage customer data.  Gretchen previously ran an investment bank advisory firm and worked in corporate finance at JP Morgan Chase. Gretchen holds BS degrees in Economics and Management from NYU’s Stern School of Business.  She sits on several not for profit boards and is a mentor in Columbia University's Executive Master of Science Technology Management program.