Vince Klaseus discusses the formation of Universal Products & Experiences and how overseeing the merger of two key divisions enables Universal to deepen its connection to fans both inside and outside the theme parks.
Vince Klaseus, President of Universal Products & Experiences (UP&E), leads the vision and expansion of NBCUniversal’s business in consumer products, games and digital platforms, as well as theme park products and retail experiences worldwide.
Amanda Cioletti is the Vice President, Content and Strategy, for Informa Markets' licensing group. Cioletti has more than 12 years of experience in the brand licensing news space, having spent a bulk of her career nurturing the License Global and Global Licensing Group at Informa brands.
When not writing, reading or researching the many verticals that encompass the brand licensing space, Cioletti spends her time with her family and friends in the wilds of Colorado.
Universal Products & Experiences (UP&E) globally drives the expansion of NBCUniversal’s iconic collection of brands and intellectual properties created by Universal Pictures, Illumination, DreamWorks Animation and NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. UP&E’s three lines of business include Consumer Products, Games and Digital Platforms, as well as Theme Parks Products & Retail.