Traci Paige Johnson is the creator of Blues Clues, Nickelodeon’s acclaimed children’s franchise ($1bn merchandising business) known for its pioneering visual style and activity-based pedagogy. Traci also co-created PBS’ hit preschool reading show Super Why!. She oversees yummico’s creative vision and curriculum.
Caroline Baron is an Oscar-nominated feature film producer (Capote, Monsoon Wedding) and was also the Associate Producer of the original TV hit series The Wonder Years. Caroline is the Founder of FilmAid International, an aid organization whose mission is to educate and inform through media (www.filmaid.org). She spearheads fundraising at yummico, as well as overseeing production and writing childrenʼs books.
Bob Mowen is a director, cinematographer, and visual effects creator for commercials, broadcast design and film. His short films have played at the Sundance, Telluride, and Tribeca Film Festivals – and at many festivals around the world. Bob is responsible for digital design at yummico and oversees creative implementation and animation.
Anthony Weintraub is a feature film writer, director, and producer. He recently adapted the Japanese comic book Tekkonkinkreet to the screen, which won the Japanese Academy Award for Best Animated Film, and adapted the bestselling novel Bel Canto, soon to be a major motion picture. He is head of story at yummico and spearheads research and development.
Susanna hails from a 14 year stint at BBC Worldwide Americas where she served in a variety of roles across multi-platform IP development, program financing, TV distribution and coproductions as well as program acquisitions. Her most recent role was SVP Cbeebies Channel development where she led all BBC focused preschool initiatives in the US.