Janet Brown is the EVP of Distribution at Gunpowder & Sky, a studio dedicated to creating and distributing video content independent of form, genre or platform. Brown was previously the CEO of FilmBuff, an award-winning full-service and distribution company dedicated to delivering high quality, compelling film and video to targeted audiences. She recently led the sale of FilmBuff to Gunpowder & Sky, rebranding the company as Gunpowder & Sky Distribution.
Brown joined FilmBuff as COO in 2008 where she distributed more than 1,500 critically acclaimed titles through Comcast, DirecTV, iTunes, Amazon, Hulu and Netflix. She also worked with the world’s top brands including Audi, Burt’s Bee, Cole Haan, GE, Norton and others.
Prior to FilmBuff, Brown spent more than six years at Accenture, a media and entertainment strategy consulting practice located in London. During her time there, she drove business strategy for clients including Warner Music, Film Four, Granada, Telecast and News Corp.
Upon her return from London, she was a strategy consultant for Yahoo! and the head of research for Cinetic Media.
Brown received her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from McGill University and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University. She currently resides in New York.