About The Speaker
A proven leader in global licensing and entertainment brand building, Elie Dekel has enjoyed uncommon success over a storied career spanning three decades. With a proven record of global success in licensing of entertainment and anime’ brands, Elie Dekel’s experience spans corporate leadership and strategy, production, marketing, branding, licensing, retail development, ecommerce and consumer engagement. Elie is currently Executive Vice President for Brand Development and Consumer Products at Legendary Entertainment. In this capacity, Elie leads the company’s consumer products licensing initiatives for iconic feature film titles including Godzilla King of the Monsters, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Legendary’s Monsterverse, as well as televisions series Lost in Space, and the Pacific Rim anime’ series now in production. Legendary is also in development of a live-action Gundam feature film. Earlier in his career, Dekel held senior positions at Saban, CAA and Fox, where he led marketing and licensing for Power Rangers, Digimon, Dragonball Z, Masked Rider and many other Japanese properties.