J Milligan is the Head of Toca TV at Toca Boca, a play studio that makes digital toys for kids. He is spearheading the company’s new video division dedicated to exploring the new TV and video landscape for kids. Toca TV is in over 150 countries. Since its first product launch in 2011, Toca Boca has released 29 apps that have been downloaded in over 215 countries worldwide. With more than 100 million total downloads to date, Toca Boca apps focus on stimulating kids’ imagination so that they can play and have fun in a safe digital environment.
Before joining Toca Boca, Milligan served as creative director of the content innovation lab and digital media group at Sesame Workshop. There he lead a small research and development team focused on exploring new educational and play experiences for kids and families on next-gen platforms. Milligan brings nearly 20 years of interactive design and production experience to the Toca Boca team with expertise spanning TV, video and digital media. His work at Sesame Workshop garnered four Emmys, Webbys, Tellys, the Peabody and a BAFTA, among others.