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Distrify Founder Peter Gerard Leaves Company to Join Vimeo

Distrify Founder Peter Gerard Leaves Company to Join Vimeo

Peter Gerard, the founder and former CEO of Distrify, a speedy, online distribution platform, has left the company to become the new director of audience development and content operations at Vimeo.

With this title, Gerard will be in charge of executing and managing marketing partnerships within Vimeo’s Audience Development team. This includes handling the distribution of Vimeo On Demand films.

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“Having been at the forefront of direct-to-audience VOD for the past four years, I firmly believe that Vimeo is best poised to make a real long-term difference for independent filmmakers,” Gerard said. “I am excited to be joining the company that has consistently innovated for the benefit of the independent film community and I look forward to helping filmmakers build their careers. The Vimeo team has the experience and drive necessary to build a sustainable marketplace for independent films.”

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