Jason Kilar Is “Not Surprised” He’s Still at Hulu (Video)

In this video highlight reel, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar talks about the future of his company and his career.

Jason Kilar


Under Kilar's leadership, Hulu – in case you haven’t heard of it, it’s an online TV service that has changed how we view television – has grown to become a leading provider of premium online video with more than 260 professional content providers, 30 million unique monthly users and $260 million in annual revenue. He joined Hulu after nearly a decade at Amazon.com, where he wrote the original business plan for Amazon's entry into the video and DVD businesses and then became VP and general manager of Amazon's North American media businesses, which included the company's books, music, video and DVD categories. Fresh out of Harvard Business School, he worked for Disney Design & Development.

Posts With Jason Kilar

Another Key Hulu Executive Leaves

JP Colaco ran sales at the video site — and was one of the last remaining members of its original core team.

Yahoo’s Mayer Has Met with Hulu Execs in a Preliminary Look-See at Premium Video Unit

How much is the Silicon Valley Internet giant willing to spend on turbocharging its video prospects?

Hulu Isn’t for Sale — Yet. But Buyers Are Asking …

A corporate video re-run.

Let Jason Kilar Take a Bow

You can ding the departing Hulu CEO for all sorts of stuff. But admit it: No one thought this thing would last as long, or as well, as it has.

Hulu’s Employee Owners Are Just Employees Again, Which Means Some May Be Ex-Employees Soon

The video site used to be a Big Media-backed start-up. Now, it’s simply a Big Media company — which means some folks are probably headed out the door.

Hulu’s Year-End Report: We’re Pretty Darn Big! (And We’re Not Saying Anything Else.)

$700 million in revenue, three million paying subs. Zero pronouncements about the future of TV. Or even Hulu.

News Byte

Providence Equity Sells Hulu Stake

Providence Equity Partners has closed a deal to sell its stake in Hulu, according to a source familiar with the transaction. The sale, first reported by TechCrunch, has been in the works since April, and also triggers a “liquidity event” for the Web video site’s employee shareholders, including CEO Jason Kilar. Hulu’s others owners are Comcast, Disney, and News Corp., which also owns this Web site.

Hulu Keeps Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert for Two More Years, Adds SpongeBob

Jason Kilar is still at Hulu, and still spending money on content.

With or Without Jason Kilar, Hulu’s Overhaul Will Be Huge

A juicy Variety story puts a fresh timetable on the Hulu CEO’s (likely) departure. But the real story is about the constraints Hulu’s network owners are going to place on the pioneering site.

Hulu, Apple Finally Get It Together: Hulu Plus Comes to Apple TV, Lets You Subscribe With iTunes

Not a coincidence: The move comes days after a software update made it easy to get Hulu’s free service on your TV.