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Darren Gallop

CEO,
Marcato Digital Solutions Inc.
Sydney, NS, Canada
Darren Gallop is the CEO and co-founder of live event management software firm, Marcato which specializes in the creation and development of web-based logistics management solutions for live events. Darren and his team serve over 300 world-class organizations, including festivals such as Coachella, Osheaga, CMA Fest, Iceland Airwaves, Eurosonic Noorderslag, and events like the X Games and Burning Man.

Gallop has over 20 years of experience in music, tech & live events. He started his career in 1995 as a musician, subsidizing his income as a freelance computer repair technician where he worked primarily with music, video and design firms. In 2005 Gallop opened a recording studio which later evolved into an EMI Canada affiliated label.

In 2008 Gallop launched Marcato with the focus to digitize festival management, creating more efficient workflows for live events. Gallop dedicates a lot of time to personal and professional development, most recently he has earned his certification as a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).
  • Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
  • Osgoode Ballroom East
    1:50PM - 3:50PM
    (2 hours)
    Ticketed Event
    MEET THE FESTIVALS
  • Thursday, April 20th, 2017
  • Sheraton Hall C
    5:00PM - 5:45PM
    (45 minutes)
    Panel Discussion
    It Takes Two