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Janet Brown is CEO of FilmBuff, an award-winning full-service distribution company, with a focus on delivering high quality, compelling film and video to targeted audiences.
Prior to FilmBuff, Janet was part of the media and entertainment strategy consulting practice at Accenture in London from 1998 until 2004 where she drove business strategy for clients including News Corp., Warner Music, Film Four, Telewest, and Granada. After moving back to the U.S., she was a strategy consultant for Yahoo! Media Group and headed up research at Cinetic Media in New York. When FilmBuff started in 2008, Janet was appointed Chief Operating Officer, and in 2010 was named CEO.
In addition to FilmBuff, Janet serves on the Influencer Advisory Board at Sparks + Honey and is a mentor at the Founder Institute, the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, which helps aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies.
A native of Toronto, Janet received a Bachelor of Arts, Joint Honors in Economics and Political Science from McGill University and a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University.