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Vimeo Taps Philip Moyer As New CEO, Former Google Cloud Executive


Video-hosting platform Vimeo has named Philip Moyer as its new CEO, effective Apr. 8.

Moyer has been vice president of the Strategic Industries unit at Alphabet’s Google Cloud since July 2019. Prior to Alphabet, Moyer also served as Director of Financial Services at Amazon Web Services.

He replaces board member and interim CEO Adam Gross, who will remain on the board after the transition.

Philip Moyer

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At Google Cloud, Moyer was in charge of AI applied engineering and business development.

“We are thrilled to welcome Philip as CEO, and believe his background and experience are uniquely suited to extend Vimeo’s history of innovation and leadership to the new and rapidly growing era of AI video, positioning it as a key strategic partner to the companies and creators this next chapter of Internet video enables,” Vimeo chairman Glenn Schiffman said in announcing the hire.

Moyer said in a statement provided by Vimeo, “I’m thrilled to join as CEO of Vimeo, a platform that revolutionizes how millions engage with video content worldwide. We will continue to innovate and elevate our offerings to push the envelope of digital storytelling, ensuring Vimeo remains synonymous with excellence and creativity for our community members and customers.”

Vimeo’s shares rose 1.71% in extended trading. Vimeo will report its first quarter-results on May 6.



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