Jim McCarthy is Chief Executive Officer of Goldstar, a website that focuses on helping its users get out to live entertainment more often.
Before launching Goldstar in February 2002, Jim was Vice President of Marketing for venture-backed Kiko, Inc., and previous to that developed highly successful sales products for GeoCities until its acquisition by Yahoo! in 1999.
Jim has penned articles on e-commerce and niche marketing for such publications as E-Commerce Times, has been a featured lecturer at such conferences as InTix and Ticket Summit, and was invited to participate in the TED conference in 2008 and 2009.
Jim received his B.A. from Harvard University and has an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.