The Jan. 20 issue of THR takes an inside-look at the successful business of FoD. Here are the 10 men - and one foulmouthed little girl - who laid the foundation for the digital comedy empire.
Funny or Die president and CEO
A veteran of ESPN, Disney and NASCAR, Glover took on the top spot in early 2008.
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FoD creative director
An SNL colleague who wrote for Ferrell, Steele was brought on in mid-2008 to watch over the site's creative sensibility.
FoD production president
The company's first in-house producer, Farah now launches 30 original videos a month.
FoD co-founder; actor-writer
The movie star-turned-web entrepreneur traded $100 million budgets for $100 budgets and a whole new level of notoriety.
FoD co-founder; writer-director
A Ferrell collaborator since the mid-'90s, McKay invests the brand with topical humor and political edge.
FoD co-founder and writer
The TV producer became a creative partner in Gary Sanchez and FoD while forging a screenwriting career.
FoD co-owner; writer-director
The early addition to the team was instrumental in bringing celebrity talent while often contributing to the site himself.
A successful web-based venture capitalist, Kvamme helped develop and invest in the idea, then saved it once it exploded.
CAA head of business development
Along with a colleague, Yanover secured investors and recruited the Sanchez crew.
Kvamme's son, a comedian
A complaint to his dad about the absence of well-curated Internet comedy sparked the site's voting structure.
McKay's daughter, a child
The toddler's talent for mimicking her parents' verbal prompts went from parlor trick to Internet sensation.
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