Speaker Jenna Boyd

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Jenna Boyd

SVP, Live Action Development


Jenna Boyd is the Chief Content Officer of children’s multimedia company, GoldieBlox. As CCO, Boyd focuses on storytelling and creating content for the GoldieBlox brand through written, animated and live action content for kids across multiple distribution channels.

As a 20-year veteran of the kids’ entertainment business, Boyd began her career in kids’ content as an intern at Nickelodeon. Her most recent role at Nick was as the studio’s senior vice president of animation development. Jenna’s tenure at Nick spanned both coasts and multiple content divisions. Early in her career, she produced a variety of unscripted reality and game shows before moving to Los Angeles in 2004. There she oversaw the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender, which went on to win a Peabody Award and become a cult phenomenon for the network. Transitioning into live action development, Jenna oversaw a slate of scripted and unscripted programming for Nickelodeon, Teenick and Nick at Nite. In 2012 she was promoted to SVP of animation development where she launched the global animated shorts program resulting in the breakout hit animated series The Loud House. 

A pop-culture enthusiast and lifelong movie buff, Jenna grew up in a Spielbergian utopia where kids saved their towns and hidden treasure lurked beneath the surface. These days she resides in Valley Village, CA with her writer husband and five-year-old twins. 

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