Rio D. Caraeff
President & Chief Executive Officer
Rio has led VEVO, the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, since the company’s inception in 2009. In his extensive background before VEVO, Rio worked in new technologies across all areas of entertainment, including film, television, music and games, for such companies as Universal Music Group, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Fabric (a firm he co-founded), Sony 550 Digital Media Ventures, Sony Music Entertainment and Capitol Records Group.
Rio was featured in Vanity Fair's The Next Establishment (2012, 2010), Billboard’s The Power 100 (2013, 2012) and 40 Under 40 (2012), The Hollywood Reporter's Digital Power 50 (2012), Fortune’s 40 under 40 (2011, 2010, 2009), Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business (2011) and Evening Standard's London's Most Influential (2011). He was also named one of the top digital executives to watch in 2010 by both the LA Times and Digital Media Wire.