Jason Kilar

Jason Kilar (born April 26, 1971) is an American businessperson and a member of the board of directors for DreamWorks Animation . He Was Previously an Amazon executive and the CEO of Hulu , a joint venture of ABC , NBC Universal , and News Corp. .

Kilar was born in Pittsburgh . He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993 and continued his education at Harvard Business School , MBA . [1]

On January 4, 2013, he announced his resignation from Hulu after five years, together with Hulu CTO Rich Tom. [2] The next month, Kilar joined the board of directors for DreamWorks Animation . [3]

In 2014, he announced Vessel , a video subscription service, where he was CEO and backed by Benchmark, Greylock Partners , and Bezos Expedition until the site was eventually sold to Verizon in 2016. [4]


  1. Jump up^ MAS (2009). Thompson, Clifford, ed. Current Biography Yearbook . New York, NY: HW Wilson Co. pp. 289-92. ISBN  978-0-8242-1104-2 .
  2. Jump up^ Kafka, Peter (January 4, 2013). “Let Jason Kilar Take a Bow” . All Things D . Retrieved May 14, 2013 .
  3. Jump up^ Gardner, Eriq (April 16, 2013). “Lucian Grainge, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Train Join DreamWorks Animation’s Board of Directors” . Billboard . Retrieved May 14, 2013 .
  4. Jump up^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08J1eDW8q5M

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