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Genius Brands International, Inc. (GNUS)

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Genius Brands International, Inc.

190 North Canon Drive
4th Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States
310 273 4222

Sector(s)Communication Services
Full Time Employees79

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Andrew A. HeywardChairman & CEO1.2MN/A1949
Mr. Robert L. DentonChief Financial Officer325.66kN/A1960
Mr. Michael A. JaffaCOO & Gen. Counsel351.33kN/A1966
Mr. Lloyd MintzSr. VP & Head of Worldwide Consumer ProductsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jon OllwertherExec. VP of Bus. Devel. & Pres of Kartoon ChannelN/AN/AN/A
Mr. David NeumanChief Creative Officer of Kartoon ChannelN/AN/A1960
Ms. Kerry PhelanChief Brand OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Todd SteinmanCo-Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer of Kartoon ChannelN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Cindy KellyHead of Advter. Sales & Co-Chief Revenue Officer of Kartoon ChannelN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Paul RobinsonPres of Kartoon Channel WorldwideN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Genius Brands International, Inc., a content and brand management company, creates and licenses multimedia content for toddlers to tweens worldwide. The company offers Rainbow Rangers, an animated series about the adventures of seven magical girls; Llama Llama, an animated series; SpacePop is a music and fashion driven animated property; Thomas Edison's Secret Lab, a STEM-based comedy adventure series; and Warren Buffet's Secret Millionaire's Club, an animated series for kids. It also develops animated series, such as Superhero Kindergarten and Baby Genius. In addition, the company acts as a licensing agent for Llama Llama. It serves various customers and partners, including broadcasters, consumer products licensees, manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers. The company was formerly known as Pacific Entertainment Corporation and changed its name to Genius Brands International, Inc. in October 2011. Genius Brands International, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.

Corporate Governance

Genius Brands International, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 31, 2022 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.