Nerdist Industries Names Execs

Burbank-based Nerdist Industries, the online site focused on popular culture and "nerd" content, said today that it has named tow executives. The company said it has appointed Adam Rymer as President and Jack Herrguth as Head of Development. Rymer joins from Lava Bear Films, where he was COO and CFO, and also produced the film The Rover. He also has been at Universal Studios Motion Pictures Group. Herrguth was previously at Comedy Central and CBS. Rymer will head up expansion across "multiple" platforms; Herrguth will develop and produce content for film, television, and digital media for the company. Nerdist began as a blog, but now also features a Youtube channel, and podcast network.