Robert Rivera

EVP of Business Development, Showpitch.com

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Robert Rivera is an established entrepreneur and entertainment executive. With a knack for recognizing emerging market and technology trends, he is constantly researching innovative brand positioning and marketing expansion tactics of which he utilizes in his marketing and business endeavors.  

Currently, Mr. Rivera serves as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Showpitch.com–the ultimate social sharing platform for new talent and digital media discovery. He is instrumental in locating potential business deals and negotiating strategic opportunities for Showpitch and potential partners.

Alongside Showpitch, he is also the Executive VP of Business Development for the new photobombing app, Phobo, and Managing Partner at Icon Entertainment. 

With a strong reputation in event productions, Mr. Rivera has been sought after to create and partner with events that require innovative and fresh ideas. Some highly successful events he has promoted and partnered with featured artists such as Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Juan Luis Guerra, Ne-Yo and Gilberto Santa Rosa amongst many other high profile and world-renowned artists. Mr. Rivera has also developed successful concert series and entertainment campaigns for venues such as Gloria Estefan’s Bongos Cuban Cafe, The Miccosukee Resort and Gaming, MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and night clubs throughout the US.

Mr. Rivera has served as VP of Entertainment for Spanish Broadcasting Systems Inc., the nations largest Hispanic owned radio cluster; VP of Content Acquisition at Ritmoteca.com, the internet’s first Latin downloadable music portal; and VP of Marketing at Sonolox USA, a division of Sonolux Colombia, the leading recording company in South America.

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