Maura Regan serves as SVP and GM of Global Consumer Products for Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization responsible forSesame Street. She oversees the Workshop’s global retail business across all major categories of licensed goods, including toys, apparel, home furnishings, stationery and gifts.
Maura previously served as VP and GM of Global Consumer Products and VP of International Licensing and New Business Development. In these roles, she oversaw new business development for such brands as Sesame Street and Dragon Tales, as well as the Workshop’s theme park initiatives. And she also expanded licensing activities and developed new business initiatives for Greater China and Japan.
Prior to joining the Workshop in 1999, Maura was Director of International Licensing at Scholastic Entertainment and at MTV Networks.
Maura is a fellow of the US-Japan Foundation Leadership program and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is Chairman of the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) and on the Advisory Board of One Animation. Maura resides in New York City with her husband Jim and daughter Fiona.