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General Information
CategoryConsumer Web
DescriptionMovie and TV website


Seattle, USA


Founder and CEO
Head of Mobile
Head of PR and Original Content
Head of IMDb Pro
Head of Consumer
Head of Business Development


Box Office Mojo, 7/2008


IMDB ( is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content with more than 100 million unique visitors per month. IMDb offers a searchable database of more than 1.8 million movies, TV and entertainment programs and more than 3.8 million cast and crew members., a consumer website, provides showtimes, trailers, reviews, photo galleries, a newsdesk, quotes and box office data. A free service, celebrated its 20th anniversary ( in October 2010. IMDb’s popular “Movies & TV” app for iPhone and iPad ( has been installed by more than 10 million consumers and is available worldwide in 7 languages. IMDb’s mobile platform also features a leading Android app ( and a mobile optimized website ( IMDb Pro ( is a subscription version of IMDb designed exclusively for professionals who work in the entertainment industry. IMDb Pro provides contact information, in production listings for film and television projects and exclusive STARmeter rankings that are determined by user searches on IMDb. Additionally, IMDb owns and operates Withoutabox (, a marketplace for film festivals and filmmakers, and Box Office Mojo (, the leading online box office reporting service. is operated by, Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of

Recent Milestones

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    IMDB added Harry Lin as Head of Business Development. (10/1/13)
    Posted 4/10/14 at 9:56am
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    IMDB — IMDb celebrates its 20th anniversary ( (10/17/10)
    Posted 2/9/11 at 1:51pm
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    IMDB — IMDb's mobile website ( launches. (8/1/10)
    Posted 2/15/11 at 9:21am
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    IMDB — IMDb's Android app launches. (7/1/10)
    Posted 2/15/11 at 9:20am
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    IMDB — IMDb launches its "Movies & TV" app for iPhone ( (4/3/10)
    Posted 2/9/11 at 2:22pm
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    IMDB added Emily Glassman as Head of PR and Original Content. (4/1/10)
    Posted 2/9/11 at 1:48pm
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    IMDB — IMDb launches its "Movies & TV" app for iPhone and/iPod. (12/1/09)
    Posted 2/15/11 at 9:19am
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    IMDB added Kintan Brahmbhatt as Head of Mobile. (7/13/09)
    Posted 6/22/10 at 7:22am
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    IMDB — IMDb launches German website. (11/6/08)
    Posted 2/9/11 at 2:23pm
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    IMDB acquired Box Office Mojo. (7/7/08)
    Posted 12/24/08 at 8:13pm via
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    IMDB — IMDb acquires Withoutabox ( (1/1/08)
    Posted 2/9/11 at 1:45pm
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    IMDB — IMDb launches IMDb Pro (, a professional subscription service. (1/15/02)
    Posted 2/9/11 at 1:50pm
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    IMDB was acquired by Amazon. (1/1/98)
    Posted 9/18/08 at 4:26pm
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    IMDB added Col Needham as Founder and CEO. (10/17/90)
    Posted 2/9/11 at 1:42pm



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