Speaker Andy Yeatman
Speaker Andy Yeatman

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Andy Yeatman

Managing Director of Americas, Distribution

Moonbug Entertainment

Andy Yeatman is Managing Director, Americas at Moonbug Entertainment, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun and enriching content for children.  Andy is responsible for North and South America operations as well as content partnerships and distribution for the fastest growing kids entertainment company in the world.  Andy is responsible for the deals that landed Moonbug’s IP such as CoComelon, Little Angel, Blippi and Little Baby Bum on nearly every streaming platform including Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, HBO, Peacock, Roku, Hulu, and Disney+.

Prior to Moonbug, Andy founded and led Netflix’s Kids Content department, which was responsible for original productions, co-productions and acquisitions of content for kids age 2-12.  Andy oversaw the growth of Netflix’s Kids slate from two originals in 2014 to 40 in 2017, the largest slate of original kids content in the industry, with 100+ Daytime Emmy nominations and 30 wins in three years.  He also led Netflix’s Kids & Family programming strategy and acquisitions globally, including content from 50+ countries and original productions in 10 countries.  In this capacity he closed licensing or production deals with every major kids content provider, including Disney, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros, LEGO, Hasbro and Mattel.  During Andy's tenure Netflix was named Kidscreen's top Kids Broadcaster 4 years in a row,

Andy joined Netflix in 2011 to help acquire content for its international expansion.  In this role he closed television and film licensing deals with every major US studio and network for the US, Canada and Latin America.

Prior to joining Netflix, Andy worked in strategy and digital distribution for The Walt Disney Studios, where he negotiated movie distribution deals with digital platforms such as Hulu, iTunes, Sony Playstation Network and Microsoft Xbox.

Andy holds an M.B.A. in Strategy and Entertainment Management from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a degree in International Relations from Tufts University.

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