Founder, Managing Director - Big Picture Licensing
Dan is a Media and Brand Licensing executive with circa 20 years’ experience working for a wide range of media owners from BBC Worldwide, IPC Publishing, Trinity Mirror (Reach), The Walt Disney Company, LazyTownEntertainment (Turner) and Viacom International Media Networks. Since 2010, Dan worked for Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP), based in London. He left the company in Oct. 2018 as Vice-President, International Licensing & Business Development. Dan has worked across International markets in the brand licensing industry for the last 14 years and has extensive experience of establishing brand licensing businesses in developing territories and building solid foundations for sustainable revenue growth.
He has managed vertical Licensing businesses with a client direct model as well as Licensing Agent model across many territories including India, Central & Eastern Europe, Russia/CIS, MENA, Africa, Israel, Turkey + EMEA as well as both International and Global markets.
Dan has worked across all brand licensing product categories, including Publishing, Apparel/Footwear, Toys/Games, FMCG, Promotions, QSR, Electronics, Stationary/BTS, Homeware, Digital, plus many high-value non-traditional categories such as Finance, Live Events and Retailers.