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The Voice of Ironman embarks on new career

reillyThe Voice of Ironman, Mike Reilly has begun a new career as the Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Events.com, a provider of cloud-based applications ‘encouraging social interaction and enhancing the experience of putting on, promoting and attending events.’

Formerly Vice President at The ACTIVE Network, Reilly brings over 30 years of sales and endurance event experience and is a leader in the endurance sports industry. Reilly has been the Voice of Ironman since 1989 but he is also a member of the board for Triathlon Business International (TBI) and has participated in over 1000 endurance events.

“We are thrilled to have Mike on the team,” said Gregg Parise, CEO of Events.com. “His background and reputation are synonymous with endurance sports. He brings deep experience and relationships that uniquely position our sales team for rapid growth.”

“With Mike’s proven track record in the industry we anticipate great things from him.”

Events.com is taking a new and more personal approach to event technology with a mission to create meaningful human connections and memories around the events that frame people’s lives.

The company partners with organizers to improve the event management process, enabling valuable engagement with attendees. It provides event goers with a place to explore and socialize their experiences.

“This is a rare opportunity to be a part of a next generation company creating, promoting and attending events,” said Mike Reilly. “Events.com shares my vision and passion for creating meaningful connections around participatory sporting events.”

Events.com is a mobile-first, socially-focused suite of cloud-based applications that aims to provide an ideal solution for event organizers and event goers alike. Event goers get access and inspiration via the Events.com site — which is positioned as a place to explore experiences based on interests, discover aggregated social content and share the experiences that matter most to them.