March 13, 2018
Atom Tickets March 13 announced that industry veteran Allison Checchi has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO). Checchi was previously chief marketing officer.
In her new role, Checchi is responsible for the day-to-day management of all functional areas of the company, including marketing, product, and engineering. She is also responsible for managing the end-to-end programs of the operating plan.
Checchi spent nearly 12 years at Bain & Co., where she was a principal in Bain’s Technology, Media and Telecom practice with a primary emphasis on growth strategy. Checchi also served as chief marketing officer of YP (Yellow Pages), where she led all marketing and digital advertiser product management functions.
She holds a BS in Engineering Science and Economics from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
“[Checchi’s] dedication to operational excellence is exactly what Atom needs as we turn our focus to scaling our business,” co-founder Matthew Bakal said in a statement.
Atom Tickets, which includes financial backing from Lionsgate, was founded in 2014 by Bakal, Ameesh Paleja, and Geoff Shaevitz. All founders are actively involved as board members.