Mike McKenna joined VenuesLive at Optus Stadium in November 2016 as Chief Executive Officer following more than eleven years on the Executive Team at Cricket Australia.
In his time at Cricket Australia, Mike was responsible for marketing, venue operations, commercial revenue, event management and promotion of all forms of cricket. Mike was responsible for the development of the men's and women's Big Bash League.
Prior to joining Cricket Australia, Mike was General Manager Commercial Operations with Essendon Football Club, National Marketing Manager for professional services firm Arthur Andersen, and held a variety of sales and marketing roles with Black and Decker and Carter Holt Harvey.
As Chief Executive Officer of Optus Stadium, Mike leads a team of professionals who are responsible for operating the venue on behalf of the Government of Western Australia, attracting and delivering world-class sport and entertainment experiences for a local, national and international audience.