California-based edutainment company Encantos Media Studios has tapped co-founder Steven Wolfe Pereira as its new CEO. He is taking over the role from Nuria Santamaria Wolfe, another Encantos co-founder, who has been serving as CEO since 2015. Santamaria Wolfe will transition to being chief marketing officer.
Wolfe Pereira steps in immediately, and will continue to serve as chairman of its board of directors. Prior to starting Encantos, he served on the boards of several educational companies including educational assistance hubb Chegg, and SMASH, a program that prepares students of color for STEM college studies. He was also the VP of brand strategy and marketing solutions at tech company Oracle until 2016, and VP of partnership marketing and business intelligence at Univision.