Jake Bye joined Learfield IMG College in March of 2019. As Executive Vice President, he oversees the company’s Ticket Solutions and Seating business lines and is responsible for all revenue aspects of each, as well as marketing, branding, and strategic direction. Ticket Solutions partners with professional teams and Universities by combining the best breed of technology, sales professionals, and leaders to enhance relationships with fans across the country. The Seating division uses product innovation in stadiums to provide an upgraded viewing experience for ticket buyers. Prior to his current role, Bye had nearly 18 years in professional sports beginning with the Nashville Predators of the NHL, followed by stints in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the St. Louis and Los Angeles Rams, and the Washington Redskins. Bye played the leading role in the creation of the first ever ticket sales department for the Rams in St. Louis, and was a primary liaison with the NFL for the franchise’s successful relocation to Los Angeles in 2016. Bye is a 1999 graduate of Belmont University and resides in Plano, TX with his wife of 21 years, Christi, their 11-year-old son Gareth, and 7 year-old twin boys, Harlan and Baden.
EVP, Sales & Service
Learfield IMG College Ticket & Seat Solutions