August 28, 2014 8:40 PM ET

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Company Overview of Vimeo, LLC

Company Overview

Vimeo, LLC operates as a video sharing site. Its platform enables its users to upload, share, and watch various categories of videos. The company’s platform also enables users to make contacts and subscribe to users' videos; and provides professional video hosting solutions for small businesses. In addition, it offers Vimeo On Demand, an open self-distribution service that enables creators to sell their works directly to their audiences and retain a share of the revenue after transaction costs. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in White Plains, New York. Vimeo, LLC operates as a subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp.

One North Lexington

9th Floor

White Plains, NY 10601

United States

Founded in 2004

Phone:

914-591-2000

Fax:

914-591-1828

Key Executives for Vimeo, LLC

Chief Executive Officer
President
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 60
Global Director of Communications
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Vimeo, LLC Key Developments

Vimeo Launches New Channel on Roku

Vimeo revealed a completely new experience for the Vimeo channel on Roku(R). The Vimeo channel now features a custom-built user interface that makes content instantly discoverable on the home screen and reduces the number of steps to play a video by 50%. The rebuild also lays the foundation to support Vimeo's first Connected TV purchase experience for its Vimeo On Demand catalog, which is expected to launch on Roku this fall.

Vimeo Appoints Sam Toles as Vice President of Content Acquisitions and Business Development

Vimeo announced that Sam Toles has joined as vice president of content acquisitions and business development. He will be focused on expanding the content offerings and revenue growth for Vimeo's open platform for direct film distribution, Vimeo On Demand. An 18-year veteran of the entertainment industry, Toles began his career in theatrical marketing with New Line Cinema and Warner Brothers, followed by home entertainment marketing roles at Paramount Pictures and Rhino. In 2005, Sam joined FremantleMedia as vice president of business development overseeing media licensing for their extensive stable of brands. Toles' most recent position was with Gaiam Entertainment as their vice president of content strategy, initially building out the company's general entertainment portfolio for distribution.

Vimeo Announces Debut of Completely Rebuilt Player

Vimeo announced the debut of its fast player yet. Rebuilt from the ground up, Vimeo's new player offers the most elegant viewing experience across any device by automatically defaulting to HTML5. Vimeo also continues to empower creators by adding in-player transaction support for Vimeo On Demand that allows any Vimeo PRO member to sell their work their way, on their own sites or across the web. Key features include: Faster playback: The new player is much faster with 50% reduced load and click to playtimes; Smarter and more responsive: The player now defaults viewers to HTML5 to provide the most elegant viewing experience possible on desktop, mobile, and tablet. It also employs responsive web design to provide dynamic loading of design elements and further assure the optimal viewing of Vimeo videos; In-player transaction support: Viewers who encounter Vimeo On Demand content embedded off Vimeo.com can make purchases directly from the video player; Wider accessibility: Vimeo increased viewer accessibility with screen reader and voiceover compatibility. Plus, creators can now add closed captioning and translated subtitles to their videos, supporting viewership around the world; Better sharing: The new player offers better sharing with improved tools that allow users to email, embed and post to social networks in one place.

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