Karl Roes

CEO & Founder, StageFront

Karl Roes StageFront

Karl Roes is the CEO and Founder of Stage Front. Launched in 1984, Stage Front has evolved into an industry leader in ticket technology, pricing data, and strategy. Under Karl’s leadership, Stage Front has pivoted from resale giant to creator of industry-leading proprietary products. Its core business lines include consignment and distribution, Ticket-Logic (auto-pricing software), full-service pricing, upfront funding, consulting, and strategic partnerships. Recently, Stage Front has partnered with LaLiga North America, The International Champions Cup, the ECHL, and more. Karl is a founding member of the NATB, as well as active with their new membership committee. Karl and his wife Nancy oversee their own charitable fund and support the NATB’s involvement with the Ronald McDonald house. He currently lives in Annapolis, MD, with Nancy, and their children Aidan and Quinn.