CollegeHumor's Ricky Van Veen Moves to Facebook

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Ricky Van Veen

He will be head of global creative strategy.

After 10 years at IAC-owned CollegeHumor, Ricky Van Veen is leaving the website he co-founded to help media partners create content for Facebook. 

Van Veen's official title will be head of global creative strategy, according to a post Wednesday on his Facebook page, and he will work between the Menlo Park, Calif., New York and Los Angeles offices to help "all types of creators and organizations to figure out how best to use the biggest network in the world to better connect people with engaging and meaningful content." 

He continued that Facebook was "just getting started" in its effort to "leverage great content (specifically video) to the right audiences."

Van Veen, the husband of Girls star Allison Williams, co-founded CollegeHumor in 1999 and sold the company to IAC in 2006. In the decade since, he has held several roles at Barry Diller's media conglomerate, including running the production company Notional. 

"As odd as it feels to write this, I will be moving on from that chapter of my life at the end of this month," he wrote. 

Read his full memo here: 

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