For YouTube, best bet to finally make a profit rests with ex-Netflix exec

Former Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) executive Robert Kyncl is knows what it takes to turn a fledgling DVD-by-mail company into a streaming video powerhouse, and YouTube is hoping his knowledge can help it finally turn a profit. With 500 million monthly viewers, the Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) property is the most-watched video service in the world but, after nearly six years trying, it's still struggling to make a buck. It's tasked the 40-year-old Kyncl, who joined YouTube in September as head of TV and film for the company, to bring it all to a head. Article

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