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Former Sony, Vevo executives join video start-up Vadio
Former Sony, Vevo executives join video start-up Vadio

A former vice chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and the former chief executive of music video distributor Vevo have taken key roles at a start-up that aims to introduce videos to music streaming services such as Pandora. Yair Landau, who spent 17 years at Sony, was named chairman and chief operating officer at Vadio Inc., a Portland-based company that opened an office in Santa Monica last month. where Landau will be based. Rio Caraeff, who left Vevo in December, signed on as an advisor. Vadio announced the additions Tuesday after closing a $7.5-million round of funding. Music streaming services are struggling to make money. By handling music video rights and embedding videos...

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