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Born:
August 17, 1973
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Male
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Rich Riley is CEO of Shazam Entertainment. Riley joined Shazam with more than 17 years experience as an entrepreneur and leading Internet executive. Most recently, Rich was EVP Americas for Yahoo! where he was responsible for billions of dollars of revenue and managed a team of thousands, overseeing sales, account management, ad operations, B2B marketing, research and business development across the US, Canada and LatAm. Prior to that, Rich held a variety of roles including MD & SVP of the EMEA Region, SVP of the Small & Medium Business Division as well as corporate and business development roles.

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.

Riley has extensive experience in operating Internet businesses, having co-invented the Yahoo! Toolbar, working on Yahoo!'s communications and small business products, leading numerous partnerships, as well as having served as a leader of Yahoo!'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).

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CEO

Apr 30, 2013 - Current   (over 4 years)
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Title
Company
May, 2012
Sep, 2012
EVP, Americas
Nov, 2008
Apr, 2012
Senior Vice President & Managing Director
1999
2012
EVP Americas
1998
1999
Co-Founder and Managing Director
1996
1998
Financial Analyst

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