Perkins Miller leads the North American business for StubHub, the world’s largest live event ticket marketplace. In this role, he focuses on growing StubHub’s business in the region, expanding partnerships within the events and experiences industry, and developing and scaling strategies across technologies such as mobile, social, virtual reality and more.
Miller brings two decades’ worth of experience in the traditional and digital media space to StubHub, most recently from NFL media, where he served as chief digital officer and head of media operations, overseeing all media operations including platforms (cable net, film and digital), applications (fantasy, subscription media, casual games) and social media.
Before the NFL, Miller was the executive vice president of digital media at WWE, where he was responsible for strategy, planning and operations of WWE's global digital and social businesses. Prior positions include chief operating officer at Vocativ and COO at Universal Sports, among others.
As an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for winter sports, Miller has been a natural fit for sports and media throughout his career, which has included work with the 2008 and 2010 Olympic Games, NBC Universal’s largest digital events for their time; the relaunch of Skiing Magazine in 2002; Internet operations and the first-ever media partnership between NBC and an Olympic Organizing Committee for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games; and the first-ever Internet stream of a network NFL game, dubbed Sunday Night Football Extra.
Miller believes in giving back, and is a certified pet partners therapy animal team handler with his Labrador Retriever partner, Bunker.
Miller holds a bachelor of arts from Middlebury College, and is based in StubHub’s San Francisco office.
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