Speaker

Leslie Lee

Vice President – Kids Content, Turner Asia Pacific

Leslie Lee
Vice President – Kids Content, Turner Asia Pacific

Leslie Lee is the vice president of kids content, overseeing Cartoon Network, Boomerang and POGO networks in Asia Pacific.

Based in Singapore, his role includes the programming, operations, brand and franchise management, and content direction for the three brands. He’ll also be working closely with the original production and development team, as well as the branded content, digital and games units.

Lee has over two decades’ experience and expertise in the entertainment industry in Asia, across marketing communications, programming, channel management, animation development and media distribution. His career includes spells at Mediacorp and Viacom. He was most recently executive director of media networks at The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia), which he joined in 2007.

He presently volunteers his time mentoring media students in various Singapore-based institutes of higher learning, sits on the programming committee at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content and is a board member of Centre 42, a non-profit arts organisation that supports playwriting in Singapore.