J Milligan CEO and Showrunner http://j-milligan.com/ J has been doing cool things in kids’ media since CD-ROMs were a thing in the 90’s.  He’s an award-winning interactive designer, writer and director, and a steward of some of the world’s most beloved and trusted brands.  He has worked with world-class talent, technology and partners to create content and experiences that enrich the lives of children and families, and built an entire studio and video platform from the ground up.    At Sesame Street, J was the Creative Director and Head Writer for Digital Media for many years where he did groundbreaking work in apps, games, web, and interactive television.  Later he moved to the Content Innovation Lab where he worked with nascent technologies like AR, VR, connected devices and speech recognition to create future experiences for kids and families. For Toca Boca, J established the Brooklyn studio, building dedicated technology and content teams of over 20 people.   Toca TV launched worldwide, winning the Kidscreen award for Best Streaming Platform.  At Toca TV, the content team created 15 original shows. J's work has won multiple Emmys, a BAFTA, the Peabody, Kidscreen, Parent's Choice and numerous other awards.  He is a member of the DGA and WGA.  J has two children and lives in Brooklyn.  J@lankyco.com

J Milligan

CEO and Showrunner

http://j-milligan.com/

J has been doing cool things in kids’ media since CD-ROMs were a thing in the 90’s.  He’s an award-winning interactive designer, writer and director, and a steward of some of the world’s most beloved and trusted brands.  He has worked with world-class talent, technology and partners to create content and experiences that enrich the lives of children and families, and built an entire studio and video platform from the ground up.   

At Sesame Street, J was the Creative Director and Head Writer for Digital Media for many years where he did groundbreaking work in apps, games, web, and interactive television.  Later he moved to the Content Innovation Lab where he worked with nascent technologies like AR, VR, connected devices and speech recognition to create future experiences for kids and families.

For Toca Boca, J established the Brooklyn studio, building dedicated technology and content teams of over 20 people.   Toca TV launched worldwide, winning the Kidscreen award for Best Streaming Platform.  At Toca TV, the content team created 15 original shows.

J's work has won multiple Emmys, a BAFTA, the Peabody, Kidscreen, Parent's Choice and numerous other awards.  He is a member of the DGA and WGA. 

J has two children and lives in Brooklyn. 

J@lankyco.com

Dave Glauber VP Creative Development and Strategy Dave is an award-winning kids media veteran. Most recently he was Content Director at Toca Boca, where he was employee no. 2 for Toca TV,  a reimagined video streaming service for kids. Dave led the content team and was responsible for developing the platform’s content strategy, building its 300-hour library, and overseeing the creation of original content. He led the strategy and execution of Toca TV’s licensing deals with more than 100 independent content creators and leading multi-channel networks. Before Toca Boca, Dave was a content creator at Sesame Workshop, where he wrote and designed interactive television (Kinect Sesame Street TV,)  helped create Sesame’s first mobile apps (Elmo Calls, Elmo <3 ABCs) and developed a number of other innovative products. Dave has a keen understanding of kids’ culture and interests and is passionate about creating high-quality video that kids love. He’s shared his expertise and presented on stage at conferences, including keynotes at CES, and engagements at MIPCOM and MIP JR. Dave@lankyco.com

Dave Glauber

VP Creative Development and Strategy

Dave is an award-winning kids media veteran.

Most recently he was Content Director at Toca Boca, where he was employee no. 2 for Toca TV,  a reimagined video streaming service for kids. Dave led the content team and was responsible for developing the platform’s content strategy, building its 300-hour library, and overseeing the creation of original content. He led the strategy and execution of Toca TV’s licensing deals with more than 100 independent content creators and leading multi-channel networks. Before Toca Boca, Dave was a content creator at Sesame Workshop, where he wrote and designed interactive television (Kinect Sesame Street TV,)  helped create Sesame’s first mobile apps (Elmo Calls, Elmo <3 ABCs) and developed a number of other innovative products.

Dave has a keen understanding of kids’ culture and interests and is passionate about creating high-quality video that kids love. He’s shared his expertise and presented on stage at conferences, including keynotes at CES, and engagements at MIPCOM and MIP JR.

Dave@lankyco.com

Cassandra Berger VP Creative Director http://www.cassandraberger.com/ Cassandra is an Art/Animation/Story Director. She has worked with top clients including Nick Jr., Disney Junior, CBeebies, Sprout, Amazon Studios, Marriott, and NHK.  She worked her way up from Digital Designer to Art Director of Little Airplane Productions where she was for 9 years. She headed all visual development and worked on over 15 show pitch bibles and was integral in guiding shows in production from beginning to end.    At Toca Boca she was the Director of Animation for the Toca TV content team. She was responsible for creating show concepts and developing all original animated content. She designed concept art and character designs, and worked closely with both in-house artists and outside production partners on story and direction. In her free time she creates custom illustrations of pets from all over the world. Cassandra has two senior dogs, and lives in Brooklyn. Cassandra@lankyco.com

Cassandra Berger

VP Creative Director

http://www.cassandraberger.com/

Cassandra is an Art/Animation/Story Director. She has worked with top clients including Nick Jr., Disney Junior, CBeebies, Sprout, Amazon Studios, Marriott, and NHK. 

She worked her way up from Digital Designer to Art Director of Little Airplane Productions where she was for 9 years. She headed all visual development and worked on over 15 show pitch bibles and was integral in guiding shows in production from beginning to end.   

At Toca Boca she was the Director of Animation for the Toca TV content team. She was responsible for creating show concepts and developing all original animated content. She designed concept art and character designs, and worked closely with both in-house artists and outside production partners on story and direction.

In her free time she creates custom illustrations of pets from all over the world.

Cassandra has two senior dogs, and lives in Brooklyn.

Cassandra@lankyco.com