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Phillips Julie

Job TitleVice President, Content Strategy

Company NameHerschend Enterprises, USA


As Vice President of Content, Julie is responsible for building new growth opportunities for the company through expansion into television, film, publishing, digital media, licensing and more. This diversification strategy includes the development and execution of projects based on existing IP, as well as new IP through partnerships and strategic acquisitions.
Julie began her career at Herschend in high school, when she developed the entertainment department at Stone Mountain Park. Prior to returning to Herschend, she held business and creative roles with Miramax, NBC, Raytheon, and SeaWorld.
Julie received her BS in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She and her husband, Jake, live in Suwanee, GA with their two children and two dogs.

About Herschend Enterprises
Committed for nearly six decades to Creating Memories Worth Repeating®, Herschend Enterprises is the largest family-owned attractions corporation in the U.S. Our team of more than 10,000 employees works daily to create wholesome, immersive entertainment experiences with soul and depth for every generation. With a vision of bringing families closer together, we create, develop and operate entertainment, tourism and hospitality properties spanning 24 locations in seven states, attracting over 14 million people annually. Today, our properties include the world famous HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS, award-winning theme parks like SILVER DOLLAR CITY in Branson, MO, and DOLLYWOOD, our partnership with Dolly Parton in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains, top tier aquariums – NEWPORT AQUARIUM and ADVENTURE AQUARIUM, water parks, hotels, and other standalone attractions. Recently, the company introduced Herschend Studios, which is committed to bringing family-friendly brands to life through television, film, publishing, licensing, and digital platforms. For more information, visit www.hfecorp.com.


Conference Sessions


    15 Oct 2016, 17:45 - 18:30, Conference Room, Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez

    By The Jim Henson Company. Featuring 80 x 11 minute episodes, “Splash and Bubbles” is unlike any other ocean-themed series. Join Splash, Bubbles and all of the...

    • Language: English
      1. Event date
         Saturday 15 oct. 2016
      2. Event theme
        World Premiere Screenings
      3. Event type

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