Lisa Henson

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As CEO and President, Lisa Henson oversees all television and feature film production from early development through post-production. Henson credits include the Netflix Original Word Party, the groundbreaking marine biology series Splash and Bubbles for PBS KIDS®, the Sprout animated series Dot., based on Randi Zuckerberg's popular book, and the new Netflix Original preschool show Julie's Greenroom, starring award-winning actress Julie Andrews. Additionally, Henson serves as executive producer on the Emmy®-nominated PBS KIDS® preschool series Sid the Science Kid and Dinosaur Train, the Sprout preschool series Pajanimals and the Hulu original Doozers, a CG animated preschool series inspired by the popular characters from Fraggle Rock, all airing daily in the U.S. and in multiple markets around the world.

Henson is currently serving as executive producer on Sony Pictures Animation's The Star set to premiere in November 2017. Other feature credits include the Disney film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, MirrorMask, Muppets Wizard of Oz, and Good Boy! Films currently in development include Frog and Toad, Which Witch with Billy Crystal, Happytime Murders starring Henson Alternative's Miskreant Puppets, and the highly anticipated film Fraggle Rock.

Prior to her current position, Henson was President of Columbia Pictures where she oversaw a string of critical and commercial successes including Little Women, Immortal Beloved, and Ang Lee's Oscar®-winning Sense and Sensibility. Before joining Columbia Pictures, Henson served as an executive at Warner Bros.

Henson graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Folklore and Mythology from Harvard University, where she was the first female president of The Harvard Lampoon.