Young Inventor Challenge Judges/Mentors
We thank these and talented toy and game industry professionals for volunteering their valuable time and expertise in guiding our Young Inventor Challenge Entrants!
Interested in being a mentor/judge? A virtual mentor/judge will spend aproximately 2 hours reviewing entries from the comfort of one's home or office. If you are able to judge/mentor in person and experience first hand the excitement of the young inventors along with your colleagues, it will take no more than four hours of your time on the morningg of November 4th at the Young Inventor Challenge, part of the Chicago Toy & Game Fair. Register HERE!
Director of Product Development, Goliath Games & Pressman Toys
Creative Director, Toy Industry Podcaster, Consultant, Product & Packaging Innovator
Creator at Gwen Austin Studios
Senior Product Manager at Think Fun
Inventor Relations at Fisher-Price
Client Relations at Fuse London, Ltd.
Design Director at What Do You Meme?
New Business Development Head - Clamour - Connecting elite Influencers & top brands - Former Yulu, Hasbro, Reebok, Abercrombie Mktg. Exec.
Specialty Sales Manager at Crazy Aaron's Puttyworld, Inventor of the Hip Town card game by Endless Games
Inventing and Marketing Playthings at Theora Concept Ltd
Vendor Manager at Publisher Services, Inc
Senior Manager, Inventor Relations at Mattel, Inc.
Senior Product Manager at Goliath Games
Toy Inventor at Fuse London Ltd
Chief of Creation at Identity Games
Director of Marketing at NetBricks
Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Brand Management Executive, Chief Marketing Officer | Senior Brand Management Executive. Pablo Pescado Brand Management
Board Game Designer and Backer Support Manager at Doomlings
Managing Director at BlueSquare Innovations
Owner at Nextoy LLC and KenKen Puzzle
Inventor Relations, Goliath Games
Owner, Creative Catalyst at Paper Bag Creative
President at Ruth Green Inc
Senior Director, Global Games Inventor Relations, Spin Master
Senior Director, Inventor Relations and Strategic Partnerships at Mattel, Inc.
Director of Marketing at Goliath Games
Director of Sales and Marketing at Publisher Services, Inc
Owner and Creative Designer at Creative Konzepts
Vice President of New Business at PlayMonster
Ahren Hoffman Director of Education & Training at American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)
Product category director at MARTINEX OY
Business Development Manager at Publisher Services, Inc
The Numbers Lady
Project Management | Product Development | Licensing - Idea Planet
Founder at KID Group
Freelance Unity Developer, Teacher, Artist
President, The Michael Kohner Corporation
Co-Founder/Partner at KID Group
Vice President of Innovation at Spin Master
Incubation and New Business Specialist + Game Designer - Games at Spin Master
Game Designer and Product Development Manager at MEGABLEU
Head of New Business Development at Seven Towns Ltd
Founding Partner at Hoyt Games
Entrepreneur and Business Elevator at The Future Playground
Founder and CEO, Shore Buddies
Managing Director Genie Toys
Toymaker, and President at Goliath, Pressman Toy Corporation and Jax Ltd.
Inventor Relations, Consumer Products & Toys, Licensing, Product Development, Open Innovation Programs and Retail Strategy for Master Toy Advisors
Founder, Fun-damental Invention, Ltd.