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Former WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar joins Roblox’s board

Former WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar joins Roblox’s board

Former WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar has joined the board of directors at the online gaming platform company Roblox. The appointment, which was effective as of September 13, will see Kilar joining board chairman and Roblox CEO David Baszucki, as well as lead independent director Anthony P. Lee, and board members Gregory Baszucki, Christopher Carvalho, Gina Mastantuono and Andrea Wong. The appointment signals Roblox’s interest in expanding beyond gaming to be more of a general entertainment platform, given Kilar’s prior experience as a chief executive at media and entertainment companies for over 15 years, most recently as CEO of WarnerMedia. Prior to this, Kilar was the co-founder and CEO of the subscription video service Vessel, acquired by Verizon in 2016. He also helped co-found and served as the CEO of Hulu, before announcing his resignation in 2013 when he then joined the board of directors at DreamWorks Animation. Currently, Kilar serves on the board at Wealthfront Inc. and Opendoor Technologies Inc. The executive also holds a B.A. in Journalism and Business Administration from the University of …