Susan Miller on Wubbzy's The Night Before Christmas and Cupcake Digital
Susan Miller is an entrepreneur, producer and consumer products licensing expert. She is the founding partner of Mixed Media Group, Bolder Media, Inc. and Cupcake Digital. She specializes in intellectual property business development and licensing for world-class media properties, celebrities, lifestyle and corporate brands. Sales of consumer products based on brands managed by Miller exceed $1 billion.
Miller is the Executive Producer and co-owner of the hit Emmy Award-winning animated television series, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! and prime time television movies starring superstar Beyoncé Knowles, Extreme Home Makeover television star Ty Pennington, and World Champion figure skater Michelle Kwan. She is co-producer of the Miramax feature film, Ella Enchanted starring Anne Hathaway.
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! airs daily on Nick Jr. in the US and internationally in 100+ countries. Wubbzy is a recognized digital media leader, the world’s first video podcast to become a major global television series and a #1 performer on NickJr.com, with 600+ million game plays and 200+ million video streams. The 2010 introduction of the iPad inspired Miller to launch Mixed Media iBooks and Cupcake Digital. Integrated social media drives the product, marketing and sales efforts.
Miller has launched several bestselling book-publishing programs that have generated $100+ million sales, including Will Smith’s Just the Two of Us, Jada Pinkett Smith’s, Girls Hold Up This World, The Mrs. Fields Cookie Book, Scholastic’s Jump Start workbook series, Harper Collins Russell the Sheep and Splat the Cat and Sandra Magsamen’s Baby Book line.
At Warner Bros Miller built a worldwide licensing and publishing program for the Emmy winning television series Shari Lewis’ Lamb Chop’s Play Along. She also managed corporate and trademark licensing programs for World Cup Soccer, Pillsbury, 7-Up, Mrs. Fields Cookies, Burger King, Sports Illustrated, Vera Wang, Meredith Corp and Time Inc. Earlier roles include sales, marketing and product development positions at Warner Bros, American Express, Colgate Palmolive and Xerox Corp. Miller received an MBA from New York University and a BS from Cornell University.
Miller is an invited speaker at University of Michigan, NYU Stern School of Business, Columbia University, New York Women in Film and Television, KidScreen Summit, Producers Guild of America, International Licensing Show, Association of American Publishers.