Moderator: Hayley Babcock

Babcock is a highly respected television executive known for her exceptional mix of creative and business skills, worldwide network of contacts and expertise in formats. Her extensive background is in unscripted development, production, acquisitions, management, business strategy and oversight of global franchises.
Babcock runs Hayley Babcock Media Consulting, which is built upon the foundation of her career developing and producing television in the US and abroad and her unique expertise building new business divisions within existing companies. Babcock’s career began at ABC Television, then she gained international experience in Germany at RTL Television and Fremantle Media. Once back in the US Babcock ran the global format production businesses at 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Television and A+E Networks, overseeing global productions of iconic formats such as Shark Tank (aka Dragons’ Den); Who Wants to Be A Millionaire, Temptation Island; Wheel of Fortune, Beauty and The Geek, Joe Millionaire, Hollywood Squares and Seven Year Switch.
Babcock sits on the Advisory boards of Content London, FRAPA and The David Lyle Foundation. She is a member of the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences and is lead mentor for Horsepower, the Canadian format incubator from Media Ranch and TVA in Canada.