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Jason Kilar

Jason Kilar

Cofounder and CEO, Vessel

Jason Kilar is the cofounder and CEO of Vessel--a subscription-based, mobile-video platform that aims to create premium video content by compensating its creators well. Kilar was the CEO of Hulu from 2007 to 2013, transforming not only the company itself but also the industry of online web content. Before Hulu, he held multiple executive positions at Amazon from 1997 to 2006.

I tried to do everything I could to study Walt Disney. I would read every book I could on the company, and then I found out more about him as a person, as an entrepreneur, and it was just fascinating to me that this guy was able to live a great life with his family but also do these amazing things at work.