Whit Higgins is Executive Vice President and Head of Global Enterprises at Sesame Workshop, responsible for all international and domestic commercially funded business, including Distribution, Licensing, Sponsorship, Themed Entertainment, Formal Education, and Digital.
He was previously Sesame Workshop’s Senior Vice President, International Media and Education and Distribution, where he oversaw the organization’s strategic growth in Europe, Japan, China, Latin America, and Asia Pacific to maximize reach, revenue, and impact and directed distribution of Sesame Workshop media content outside of the U.S. and Canada.
Prior to coming to Sesame Workshop as Vice President, Media Distribution and Business Development, Higgins spent 13 years in senior domestic and international positions at National Geographic Partners, Fox Networks Group, and National Geographic Channel, based in Washington, DC, Finland, and Spain. His roles included strategy and business development, general management, and content development and distribution.
Higgins holds a BA in English from Davidson College.
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