Live Co

LiveCo is a rapidly growing private equity-backed entertainment company that is focused on delivering rich consumer experiences, including promoting music, comedy, and a variety of family entertainment tours, as well as producing festivals and other events.Today, the company represents more than 2,000 annual live shows and events across its various entertainment brands.

LiveCo Executive Team

Indie Promoters Consolidate To Form LiveCo; Brian Becker Leads New Venture

Five leading independent promoters have consolidated as LiveCo to develop new live events, artists and attractions, the company announced today (Jan. 31). Under the leadership of CEO Brian Becker, BASE Entertainment, Premier Productions, Icon Concerts, Rush Concerts and Peachtree Entertainment are part of the new venture with financial backing by Waterland Private Equity.

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Brian E. Becker

Chief Executive Officer


Brian E. Becker - Chief Executive Officer

Brian E. Becker is an entertainment industry veteran with more than 35 years of experience building and managing worldwide live entertainment businesses.

Becker co-founded BASE Entertainment, the largest producer, other than Cirque du Soleil, of residency production shows in Las Vegas since its founding in 2006 and founded and is Chairman of BASE Xperiential in 2018. a leading creator and presenter of hologram + augmented reality residency and touring productions.  

Becker led or was involved in the formation, strategic development and management pf the world’s largest live entertainment companies, including the acquisition and integration of more than 40 of the world's most successful live entertainment companies.  Becker served as Chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment from 2000 – 2006; Executive Vice President, COO and Director of SFX Entertainment from 1998 – 2000; and CEO of PACE Entertainment from 1996 – 2000.

Becker received a Bachelor's degree from Stanford University and his MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles and has served on various Boards, including currently the T.J. Martell Foundation.

Tim Ward

President &
Chief Financial Officer


Tim Ward - President & Chief Financial Officer

Tim Ward is a media & entertainment executive with more than 25 years of financial and operational leadership experience.   He was previously President & CFO of BASE Entertainment, a leading presenter and producer of shows in Las Vegas, which also launched BASE Xperiential, a leader in the holographic and augmented reality space.  Tim is a co-Founder and Vice Chair of BASE Xperiential.

Prior to BASE, Tim founded M-Street Ventures, LLC to advise middle-market and family-owned businesses on matters pertaining to corporate finance, strategic planning, M&A, and business development.   He was a senior executive at Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications, Inc. from 2000 to 2011, serving eight years as SVP & Chief Financial Officer of its wholly-owned radio subsidiary, Univision Radio, Inc.-- a top-5 U.S. radio company, with 70+ radio stations across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.   

Tim held financial management positions at AMFM, Inc. (currently iHeart Media), as well as progressive financial leadership positions at The Associates (currently Citigroup). He started his career as an auditor at KPMG, LLP, after having twice served as a Research Fellow at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in Washington, DC. 

Tim earned a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and an MBA Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he has been honored as a Distinguished Young Alumnus. He is involved in numerous community activities, including serving on civic boards and leading various mentoring initiatives.  

Dale Head

Executive Vice President,
Business & Legal Affairs


Dale A. Head - Executive Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs​

Dale serves as EVP - Business & Legal Affairs for LiveCo and all its related companies, managing the companies legal, compliance, and certain business matters, as well as certain risk management, insurance, HR and benefits matters.  Dale also serves as the LiveCo’s Corporate Secretary. 

Dale is an experienced entertainment industry executive having served in a similar capacity for Clear Channel Entertainment (now Live Nation), the world’s largest live entertainment company, as a member of CCE’s Executive Management Committee, and as a Director of the CCE Foundation for the Arts. More recently, Dale served EVP – Business & Legal Affairs for BASE Entertainment (a LiveCo company) and BASE Hologram/Xperiential.

Dale has also served in senior in-house legal positions with other public and private companies, as a private law firm Partner, and as an Adjunct Professor teaching Business Law & Ethics at the HBU Graduate School of Business.  

Dale started his legal career with the law firm of Baker & Botts.  He received his law degree (J.D.) from the UCLA School of Law, his B.S. from the University of Southern California (USC), and he attended the University of Stockholm, International Graduate School. 

Mark Dinerstein

Executive Vice President,
Operations & Strategy


Mark Dinerstein - Executive Vice President, Operations & Strategy

Mark Dinerstein currently serves as Executive Vice President, Strategy & Operations for LiveCo. Based in Los Angeles, Mark oversees various growth initiatives as well as working on the M&A teams to expand the company.  

Prior to LiveCo, Mark served as President of Knitting Factory Presents and led the company in all areas of expansion for 13 years. Mark’s oversight included a wide range of responsibilities including team leadership, operations, strategic partnerships, festivals, national talent buying, sponsorships, corporate finance and multiple venue construction projects. During Mark’s tenure at Knitting Factory Presents, the company was established as a top independent promoter, producing thousands of annual events and routinely recognized by Pollstar as a top promoter.

Mark began his career as Regional Talent Buyer & Promoter for Clear Channel Entertainment (PACE Concerts) based in the Houston office. Additionally, Mark led his own consulting firm, MDC, for 3 years, focused on live entertainment real estate and entertainment services.

Mark is a graduate of the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and holds a BSM in Finance & Management. 

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Scott Schwausch

Senior Vice President,
Corporate Controller


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