An independent producer, Rob Swartz was most recently vice president of original series for Cartoon Network. He oversaw development and current programming for all of Cartoon Network’s original animated, live-action and alternative series, including Adventure Time, Regular Show, Mad, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Generator Rex, Young Justice, Hole in the Wall, Dude, What Would Happen, and Destroy Build Destroy. Previously, Swartz was vice president of alternative programming at Syfy, where he developed and launched Destination Truth and Who Wants to be a Superhero? and was responsible for overseeing the successful Ghost Hunters franchise. Swartz has held prior positions at NBC Entertainment, Walt Disney/Touchstone Television and Chris Craft/United Television. A graduate of Brown University and Harvard Business School, Swartz lives in Los Angeles with his family.
Michael Sluchan is senior vice president, original scripted series programming, at USA Network. He developed and oversees current production on Royal Pains and Necessary Roughness. In addition to development, Sluchan served as the current executive on the limited event series Political Animals, as well as In Plain Sight, The Starter Wife, The Dead Zone and the award-winning hit show Monk. Sluchan joined USA in October 1999 as a creative executive in long-form programming and moved to the original scripted series department in 2005. Prior to USA, Sluchan worked at Cosgrove-Meurer Productions, ABC Entertainment and ABC News. Outside of his professional endeavors, Sluchan served on the board of directors of Outfest from 2006-2010. Born and raised in New York City, Sluchan received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.