In his 16 years at Mattel, Rob Hudnut has created entertainment for Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Polly Pocket, Max Steel, Masters of the Universe and other many brands.
In 2000, Rob co-wrote Barbie in The Nutcracker, the first-ever Barbie movie. He has since executive produced an additional 27 titles that have sold more than 135 million copies worldwide. Rob is also an Emmy-nominated songwriter who has co-written virtually all of the songs in the Barbie movies, as well as songs for Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price. He has also been the executive producer for Barbie stage shows and live experiences.
Rob is a winner of the Mattel Chairman’s Award for extraordinary contributions to the company. Prior to joining Mattel, he developed and co-executive produced the television series Mighty Max and Captain Simian. He also produced animation for the National Football League
A Princeton University graduate, Rob currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their twin sons.