Strategist, analyst, author and speaker — David Kleeman leads the children’s media industry in developing sustainable, kid-friendly solutions to long-standing issues. Kleeman is president of the American Center for Children and Media, an executive roundtable that promotes exchange of ideas, expertise and information as a means for building quality. He is advisory board chair to the international children's TV festival (Prix Jeunesse) and a 2013 Senior Fellow of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media. Kleeman has advised companies and organizations ranging from PBS Kids and Baby Einstein to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media and UNICEF. Kleeman authored a major study on public broadcasting’s roles for children in the digital era, book chapters and numerous articles; he also blogs for the Huffington Post. Kleeman lives in Chicago, but travels worldwide seeking best practices in children’s media; he has given presentations on six continents.
Daniel Evans, III
Dan Evans has almost two decades of practical production and television network experience, ranging from popular television shows such as In Living Color and Beverly Hills 90210 to his recent children’s programming with Kids WB, Fox Kids, Disney XD and Nickelodeon. He currently acts as a freelance programming executive for Nick and Disney Cable Channels while also working on his own original writing, including a short story for Oni Press Comics.