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Dave Alberga is the chief executive officer of Active Network. Active Network (NYSE: ACTV) is on a mission to make the world a more active place. With deep expertise in activity and participant management™, their cloud technology helps organizations transform and grow their businesses. They do this through technology solutions that power the world’s activities and through online destinations such as Active.com® that connect people with the things they love to do.
Dave oversees the executive management team and leads the general managers in new business development. Dave is also responsible for cultivating strong relationships with Active Network’s board members, investors and the media.
Prior to the Active Network, Dave headed operations for Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch Inc., a leading portal and transaction company and now an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI). In his three years at Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch, his initial role as general manager of established markets of CitySearch City Guides was expanded to executive vice president and then, chief operating officer. His Ticketmaster career highlights include successfully leading local management teams in 35 markets, while overseeing operating and reporting procedures for each field organization, and participating in raising private and public equity for CitySearch. Additional experience includes senior management positions with Linear Technology Corporation, Silicon Valley Technology (SVT) and consulting and brand management at the Boston Consulting Group and Procter & Gamble Company. Dave is also a board member of Running USA, a national non-profit trade organization dedicated to improving the status of road racing and long distance running in the United States.
Dave holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a master’s degree in arts from Stanford University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in general engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Dave is active in cycling, hunting and spending time with his two daughters.
May 23, 2012
01: Welcome to Wall Street Mr. Zuckerberg
What exactly is Facebook really worth and how do they make their money? Join Brian for a colorful and informative discussion around what happened to the Facebook IPO and why you should have avoided it. Learn why most IPOs are better purchased after they go public and why Facebook may be the most overvalued IPO since the tech bubble of 2000.
02: Brian Talks With CEO of San Diego-Based Active Network (ACTV)
Brian welcomes Dave Alberga, CEO of San Diego-based Active Network, a $300MM per year quiet giant taking the activity management business by storm. ACTV powers the largest network of organizations, activities, and people in the world and they have only just started to scratch the surface of their market. Dave shares the inside story of how it all began.
03: What Is 'The Cloud' and How Does It Work?
Tune in to find out about a technology-marketing engine that can make your business operate smarter while allowing your consumers to find things they love all at once. Thanks to new technology, high-level event management is now available to businesses of all sizes at a fraction of the cost of the past.
04: This Is Only the Beginning
Active Network has grown into a team of thousands, touching millions of people with their technology and services. Learn how Dave Alberga helped pave the way for a vision so profound that it changes the way the world participates in every kind of activity imaginable. Find out what the future looks like for this San Diego success story.