Colleen McCreary Joins Vevo as Chief People OfficerOctober 24, 2016
Vevo today announced that Colleen McCreary has joined the company as Chief People Officer. Colleen will be responsible for Vevo’s global people strategies and operations, reporting to CEO, Erik Huggers in the company’s San Francisco office. Colleen has deep expertise in successfully managing organizations growth from the start-up phase through to IPO, having done this most recently for Zynga. Colleen also brings experience of working in senior human resources roles at multinational corporations such as EA and Microsoft.
“We’re delighted to welcome Colleen to Vevo as we enter into the next phase of growth and transformation for our business,” said Erik Huggers, CEO. “Colleen’s tremendous expertise and leadership in people operations will be key in driving a high-performance organization that can deliver on our vision for the future.”
During her time at Zynga, Colleen managed growth of the company from 130 to 4000 employees in three years; recruiting, retaining and developing a technical and creative workforce including over 1000 software engineers. Since then, Colleen has been offering her valued insights to companies in a consulting capacity, as CEO of CCK Partners.
Colleen was selected as one of the Bay Area’s Most Influential Women by the San Francisco Business Times, 2011 & 2012, was included in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 by the SF Business Times, and was selected to attend Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit 2012 and 2013.
“I’m excited at the opportunity to join Vevo at a time of such enormous growth and change at the company, and in the streaming media landscape. The company has a strong foundation that I’m excited to build on as we look to create an organization and culture that attracts, retains and optimizes for the industry’s best talent.”
Vevo is the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform with over 18 billion monthly views globally. Vevo delivers a personalized and expertly curated experience for audiences to explore and discover music videos, exclusive original programming and live performances from the artists they love on mobile, web and connected TV.