Jon Green is an entertainment executive with 20 years of broad-based finance and operations experience. For more than a decade, Green has focused on children’s media ventures. His expertise includes sales and marketing, strategic planning, licensing, business development, and operations management.
Green joined Lyrick Studios (then owner of Barney the Dinosaur) as Vice President of Finance and Operations in 1992. Later that year, he was named Senior Vice President, serving as the company’s senior operating executive, overseeing all aspects of sales, marketing, licensing, finance, and legal/business affairs.
Green helped establish Barney’s domestic and international presence as a multimedia superstar for preschool-age children. Green structured and negotiated agreements for Lyrick with notable partners such as PBS, NBC, Warner Bros., Universal Studios, Geffen Pictures, EMI Music, and Hasbro, in addition to numerous licenses with ancillary market licensees.