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Media mogul Barry Diller has a nontraditional approach to finding execs — and Vimeo's 34-year-old CEO is a great example of how it can work

April 4, 2018
BY Business Insider - Richard Feloni

Last year, Anjali Sud was internally promoted to CEO of video company Vimeo. At 34, she's the youngest CEO of one of the media conglomerate IAC's companies. It's also giving her its most ambitious goal among its private companies for the year.

It's a deliberate use of IAC chairman Barry Diller's philosophy: A young and inexperienced leader from within the company who rises to the challenge will always be better than a veteran executive from the outside. It's the strategy he's used to groom executives like former Walt Disney Company CEO Michael Eisner and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

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