MoviePass™’s Ted Farnsworth Shares His Haute Secrets To Miami

Ted FarnsworthPhoto Credit: Helios and Matheson Analytics

Ted Farnsworth has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and as the Chief Executive Officer of Helios and Matheson Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) since January 20, 2017, also serving as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of their wholly-owned subsidiary, Zone Technologies, Inc., since November 9, 2016. Farnsworth is making waves in Hollywood and beyond with the recent acquirement of MoviePass™, a premier movie theatre subscription service that allows subscribers to receive unlimited movie passes for $9.95/month. Recently, the company has made headlines as they took a stake in the highly-anticipated Gotti film starring John Travolta. The company currently has over two million subscribers and is aiming for five million, as they boast the fastest growing subscription service around right now. 

Currently, he is Chairman and Founder of the Highlander Companies, Millennial Hotel Group and iCrowd Hotels. His entrepreneurial expertise has been sought for many speaking engagements, feature articles in many publications, and numerous TV and radio interviews including Forbes, Fortune, Fox News, The New York Post, Investor’s Business Daily, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. What’s even better is that the tech entrepreneur chooses Miami to call his home when he’s not busy traveling around the world. Here, he shares his favorite spots in the Magic City with us:

Where were you born: Gloversville, New York

How long in Miami: 40 years

Neighborhood: Venetian Islands

Occupation: CEO of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc.

Favorite Restaurant: Komodo

Best Sushi: Zuma

Best Italian: Sette Osteria

Best dessert: The Key Lime Pie from Joe’s Stone Crab

Best Steakhouse: Prime 112

Best Pizza: Pizza Pazzo

Best place for a romantic date: The Landmark at Merrick Park

Best Lunch: Capital Grille

Best Sunday brunch: Cecconi’s at Soho Beach House

Best place for a power business meeting: If it’s after 11 p.m. – LIV.

If you have out-of-town guests, which hotel would you recommend? The Faena

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Bal Harbour Shops

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Freddy’s

Favorite charity event: Any event that directly benefits the people of Haiti.

Favorite cultural event: Miami Music Week

Favorite cultural institution: The Adrienne Arsht Center

Best gym/athletic facility/fitness studio: Equinox

Best spa: The Standard

Best limousine/driving service: Carey

Best museum/exhibit: The Frost Museum

Describe your city in three words: Vibrant. Diverse. Paradise.

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: The Biltmore

All-around favorite spot in Miami: South Beach

Best aspect of Miami: Its international flavor