Head of Kids – Asia Pacific
Leslie Lee is WarnerMedia’s Head of Kids, overseeing Cartoon Network, Boomerang and POGO networks and content, in Asia Pacific.
Based in Singapore, and part of the Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics division, his role includes the programming, operations, brand and franchise management, and content direction for the three brands. He also oversees the original production and development team, and digital and games units. Leslie has oversight for the growing Kids & Family section on regional streaming service HBO GO, and works closely with the company’s branded content department.
Leslie 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, Viacom and he was most recently Executive Director of Media Networks at The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia).
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.