Jason Kilar


Jason Kilar’s Vessel going after YouTube content producers

Former Hulu boss Jason Kilar’s new business is actively going after online video producers and seeking to entice them with better terms than they could get from YouTube. The firm, Vessel, recently successfully concluded a US$75 million (€56 million) funding round and, according to online news site The Information, will offer minimum guarantees to producers […]

Former Hulu bosses return with new video venture

Jason Kilar and Richard Tom, the former chief executive and chief technology officers of Hulu, have put out a call for video content creators ahead of the launch of their new business, Vessel.  In a blog post announcing the new venture, Kilar and Tom revealed that they have assembled a team that have experience “building […]

Hulu names interim CEO

Hulu has appointed its senior vice president of content Andy Forssell as its interim CEO, effective following departure of current boss Jason Kilar at the end of the month.  In a blog post announcing the move, Kilar said that Forssell had the Hulu board’s “strong support” and that a permanent decision would be made about […]