#1 audiobook producer and distributor in the world

Who We Are

RBmedia is the largest audiobook producer in the world.

Our catalog of more than 50,000 titles represents the world’s largest collection of audiobooks in the industry. We produce and distribute over 7,000 new titles every year—more than other top audiobook publishers combined.

The company’s powerful digital retail and library distribution network reaches millions of listeners around the globe—at home, in the car, and everywhere their mobile devices go.

Awards & Bestsellers

With more than 50,000 exclusive titles, RBmedia audiobooks
continually dominate key literary awards and bestseller lists, including:

 • 54 New York Times bestsellers in 2020

 • 3 finalists and 1 National Book Award winner in 2020…and 18 prior winners

 • 3 Booker Prize 2020 finalists 

 • 7 Pulitzer Prize winners 

 • 13 Hugo Award winners

• 26 Michael L. Printz Award winners/Honor Books

• 99 Newbery Medal winners/Honor Books

Our Audio Brands

Our Market

Consumer demand will power a ~$8 billion spoken audio market opportunity
by 2022, driven by audiobooks

Source: Market Research. Note: Market size reflects estimated total consumer revenue; based on average estimates of industry reports including PWC, Deloitte, Grand View Research, and Stratistics Market Research

7,000+ new titles published annually – more than the Big 5 book publishers combined

Consumer adoption of new technologies and audio formats is propelling the market forward

Sources: Nielsen, PR Newswire, Houlihan Lokey

Our Management Team

Tom MacIsaac

Chief Executive Officer


Michael Bauer

Chief Financial Officer


John Shea

Chief Product & Marketing Officer


Mike Pyland

Chief Technology Officer


Troy Juliar

Chief Content Officer


Ed Longo

Chief Operating Officer


Miles Stevens-Hoare

General Manager – International


Ian Small

General Manager –



RBmedia is owned by KKR –  a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds.