|University of Pennsylvania, BS|
|Economics with Majors in Finance & Entrepreneurial Management|
Rich Riley is Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Yahoo! EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa). In this role, he oversees all go-to-market activities and operations for consumers, advertisers and partners in the EMEA region.
Riley joined Yahoo! in January 1999 when Yahoo! acquired Log-Me-On.com, the start-up company he co-founded, which developed and patented what is today the Yahoo! Toolbar. In his nearly twelve years with Yahoo!, Riley has held a variety of roles including corporate and business development, leading the Small & Medium Business division in the U.S. and most recently as SVP of the Advertiser & Publisher Group in Europe where he was responsible for Yahoo!â€™s European advertising business.
Riley has extensive experience in operating Internet businesses, having co-invented the Yahoo! Toolbar, working on Yahoo!â€™s communications and small business products, leading numerous partnerships, as well as having served as a leader of Yahoo!â€™s search and display businesses.
Prior to joining Yahoo! and starting Log-Me-On.com, Riley worked as a financial analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York.
Riley graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics with Majors in Finance & Entrepreneurial Management. He serves on the Wharton Entrepreneurial Advisory Board, the Board of Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and is a Member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).