René Rechtman

CEO of Moonbug

René Rechtman is co-founder and CEO of Moonbug, a global children’s entertainment company. Combined, Rechtman has more than 20 years of experience in media, entertainment, and technology.

Previously, Rechtman was Head of Non-Linear Media Networks at The Walt Disney Company. He joined Disney through its acquisition of Maker Studios in 2014, where he served as president of International.

Prior to that, he was CEO of AOL BeOn, and SVP of AOL International. He joined AOL when Goviral, where he was CEO, was acquired in 2011. Earlier, he spent eight years at TradeDoubler, where he was instrumental in leading the company to a successful IPO in 2005.

Rechtman is an angel investor in several disruptive media, game, and tech businesses and holds several board positions. He has twice been listed on the Wired Europe Top 100 most influential list.