Chairman, Accent Media
Tommy Higgins is currently chairman of Accent Media a UK based company in the Internet domain industry. Accent Media has acquired the exclusive global rights to the domain .tickets which was successfully launched in 2015. He previously served as Executive Vice-President of Ticketmaster Europe. Mr. Higgins was responsible for overseeing all aspects of business and operations in Europe for Ticketmaster, the connection to the live entertainment industry. He also served on Ticketmaster’s Global Executive Management team, based in Los Angeles. He served as Group Managing Director of Ticketmaster UK & Ireland, responsible for Business Development, Marketing & Client Services. In 1986, Mr. Higgins formed a joint venture with a group of investors to bring the HMV music retail brand to Ireland. In 1992, he went on to establish Ireland’s first nationwide computerized ticketing company, Ticketshop. As part of a joint venture with Ticketmaster, Ticketshop was rebranded Ticketmaster Ireland.