After about two and a half years as CEO, Amy Gunn left OnlyFans. Kelly Blair, Director of Strategy and Operations, will take over as CEO.
“Spending almost 3 years on OnlyFans while reverberating throughout the cultural zeitgeist, has been more than rewarding,” Jan wrote in a tweet. string.
OnlyFans is perhaps the most well-known creator platform that supports adult content, and according to Gan, it paid the company $10 billion to content creators when she was CEO; PitchBook also estimates that OnlyFans will generate $2.5 billion in revenue in 2022 (the company keeps 20% of payments to creators).
Despite the smashing success of OnlyFans, being a CEO of the platform is quite a tough job. It also changes Credit card company policies And global legislation is making it more and more difficult for online sex workers to make a living, OnlyFans must contend with these same obstacles. Shortly before Gunn became CEO, OnlyFans infamously announced that it would ban sexually explicit content, sending its community of creators into an uproar. Although that decision was eventually reversed, the creators wouldn’t soon forget the moment of crisis, when it seemed they were doomed. once again They suffer the financial consequences of being outcasts.
When asked on TechCrunch Disrupt if adult creators can expect to still be on OnlyFans in five years, Gan said yes. However, both Gan and Blair sidestepped questions about how much OnlyFans revenue adult creators are paid, as the company has consistently pushed its safe-to-work shows like OFTV.
When she announced her departure from OnlyFans, Gan also revealed her next project. I have established Hoxton EnterprisesInc., a marketing company that “reimagines the agency model” to support the founders’ business growth. Despite her work as CEO, Jan’s background is in marketing. She was previously Chief Marketing Officer at OnlyFans, and prior to that, led communications efforts at Cannabis Cafe, Red Bull, Quest Nutrition, and other companies.
Blair, the new CEO, came to OnlyFans after a career in data privacy law, a useful skill set at a company that can’t succeed without making users feel confident their data is safe. Matt Reader, the company’s deputy general counsel, will replace Blair as CSOO, and Sue Baby will become OnlyFans’ chief communications officer.