MENTOR // Jeff Dunn’s Bio
Jeff is President and CEO of Sesame Workshop. Dunn directs the Workshop’s efforts around Sesame Street’s global presence. Prior to Sesame, Dunn served as the President and CEO of HiT Entertainment from 2008, until it was sold to Mattel in 2012. HiT was one of the world’s leading kids entertainment producers and rights-owners, as well as the largest supplier of kids programming to PBS.
Dunn was also the CEO of the Nickelodeon Networks group and the President of Nickelodeon Film and Enterprises. At $2.5 billion in revenues, the Nickelodeon Networks group was the largest business unit within its parent, MTV Networks, and was comprised of Nickelodeon, Nick@Nite, TV Land and Spike TV. In less than 10 years, he built Nickelodeon Film and Enterprises into the world’s largest new media business for kids.