Speaker Bob Higgins

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Bob Higgins

EVP Production Kid’s & Family Entertainment

FremantleMedia (New York)

A long-time champion of children’s programming, Bob oversees the creative direction for FremantleMedia’s Kids and Family business, as well as managing content, including development, production, acquisitions and sales of TV and digital programming.  Current programming includes Danger Mouse, Kate & Mim-Mim, Bitz and Bob and Tasty Tales of the Food Truckers.

Before FremantleMedia, Bob served as Head of Creative at WILDBRAIN, where he Executive Produced the Emmy nominated “The Ricky Gervais Show” for HBO, and prior to this, he was Senior Vice President, Programming and Development for Cartoon Network’s kids’ businesses.   While at Cartoon Network, Bob the development, production, acquisition and programming departments and oversaw new original animated series, shorts, Cartoon Network features and specials.  Among the many accomplishments during his tenure with the network, Bob oversaw the development, production and launch of a number of hit series, including Chowder, Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends, My Gym Partner’s A Monkey, Ben 10 and Camp Lazlo.   

Speaking at: STEAM Research: Entertaining kids where creativity and technology intersect

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