Executives

Michael Tamblyn

President and CEO
Michael is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Rakuten Kobo. Driving growth, profitability and international expansion in a fiercely competitive market, he combines a passion for reading with a deep focus on the hardware and software experiences...

Alan MacNevin

CMO & EVP
Alan is the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President at Rakuten Kobo, and is responsible for brand, the customer lifecycle, customer loyalty, and oversees the Big Data and CRM organizations. He has unparalleled knowledge about Rakuten Kobo’s...
Trevor is the Chief Technology Officer at Rakuten Kobo, and is responsible for the innovative technology behind all facets of Kobo’s world-class eReading service. He oversees the engineering practice that holds quality and innovation in high regard,...

Dave Anderson

EVP, Content Sales
Dave is the Executive Vice President, Content Sales at Rakuten Kobo. Managing a global network of local merchandising and sales teams in almost 20 countries, he is responsible for growing revenue and margin of the eBook business worldwide. He oversees...

Pieter Swinkels

EVP, Publisher Relations and Content
Pieter is the Executive Vice President, Publisher Relations and Content and is responsible for managing Rakuten Kobo’s global publisher relations team for ebooks and magazines. In his role, he oversees publisher...