Justin Kantor is the founder and CEO of VenuePilot. The company is revolutionizing the way music venues operate, having already transformed 80 venues across 23 US states and Canada. VenuePilot streamlines workflows, disrupts traditional ticketing, provides data-driven insights, and offers a unique financing model to help venues thrive financially.
Justin played an instrumental role in founding the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and the New York Independent Venue Association (NYIVA).
In 2008, Justin co-founded Le Poisson Rouge (LPR), an independent music venue located in Greenwich Village, New York City. As a concert artist, Justin has collaborated with esteemed musicians such as Karen O and Miike Snow. He has also contributed to recordings by Miley Cyrus, Cold Cave, and Zola Jesus.
Justin is an adjunct professor at The New School’s Mannes Conservatory where he teaches a course on music entrepreneurship.