Jason Alan Kilar (born April 26, 1971) is an American businessperson. He became the CEO of WarnerMedia on May 1, 2020. He was previously an Amazon executive and the CEO of Hulu, a joint venture OTT media service currently owned by The Walt Disney Company (67%) and NBCUniversal (33%).
Two formerly separate companies, Warner Communications, Inc. and Time Inc. (along with the assets of a third company, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.), form the current Time Warner, with major operations in film,television, and publishing. Among its subsidiaries are New Line Cinema, Time Inc., HBO, Turner Broadcasting System, The CW Television Network, TheWB.com, Warner Bros., Kids' WB, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, CNN, DC Comics, Warner Bros. Animation, Cartoon Network Studios, Hanna-Barbera, and Castle Rock Entertainment.
Time Warner previously owned AOL, Time Warner Cable, and Warner Music Group, but has spun them off into independent companies. On March 6, 2013, Time Warner announced that Time Inc. would be spun off as well in June 6, 2014. The company's cable news channel, CNN, initially reported that the spinoff would happen at the end of 2013. However, the reported timeline has shifted multiple times. and current reports are forecasting the third or fourth quarter of 2014.