Ever wonder what the most powerful leaders, business execs and celebrities keep on their desks? Well, we’re about to tell you. Our weekly “What’s on My Desk” feature will take a look inside the offices and at the desks of the world’s most influential power players.
This week we’ve featured the desk of Tom Ellingson, the Co-Founder & CEO of Fandeavor.com, the hassle-free solution for seamless door-to-door fan travel packages and VIP gameday experiences. Prior to Fandeavor, Ellingson was head of business development and marketing partnerships at Zappos. During his tenure at the pioneering shopping site, Ellingson spearheaded everything from growing the company’s gift card business and its co-branded credit card program to managing sports, entertainment and various other business partnerships. Prior to E commerce, Ellingson began his illustrious career as a news anchor and sports reporter at CBS affiliates in Washington, Texas and Nevada. He’s a graduate of the University of Washington. Ellingson’s downtown Las Vegas based company was started by former Zappos employees and backed by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. Fandeavor experiences range from VIP offerings on gameday to all-inclusive travel packages that include hotel, flight, transportation, tailgate & tickets. Here is a look at the item’s on this entrepreneur’s desk.
- Bose Noise canceling headphones
- Moleskin notebook
- Basketball autographed by the UNLV basketball team
- Sports Business Journal
- Fandeavor Watch Box that comes with all Gift Card purchases
- Tickets to an upcoming NASCAR race
- VIP passes to an upcoming English Premier League soccer match