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Nuno Sousa Pinto

VP Productions & Operations,
Rock in Rio
USA
Studied Economics and Management at the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon, where he was Head of the Academic Association during 3 years and responsible for designing and creating numerous events for the same University. Furthermore, chaired the Executive Committee of the Academic Week of Lisbon.

The connection to the world of events began in Expo 98, where he was Pavilion Affairs Manager. Later, also collaborated in the production of the Biggest Christmas Tree in Europe in 2004, as well as Open Air in 2005, that held the biggest cinema outdoor screen in the world. Boosted and was responsible for other events such as the first Environment Festival in Portugal, the Largest Waterfall Fireworks in the World, among others.

The journey in Rock in Rio began as Assistant Producer in 2004 and Producer in 2006 where, among other things, was responsible for Press Conferences, Lectures and VIP Area. In 2007, he became Production Manager at Rock in Rio-Lisbon and in 2009 he became Production Director at Rock in Rio and was responsible for producing Rock in Rio-Lisbon 2010, the editions of Rock in Rio-Madrid in 2010/2012 and the editions of Rock in Rio 2011/2013 in Brazil, when the event returned home. In 2012 he became Executive Director of the Rock in Rio Lisbon and was responsible for the 2012 and 2014 editions. He now stands as Production VP for Rock in Rio USA since 2014.