Kimberly Hicks (US)

Chief Product Officer, Great Minds

Talk: TBA

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Details about Kimberly’s talk will be announced.


Kimberly Hicks recently joined Great minds – a company advocating for a more content-rich education for kids – after nearly 5 years at the Walt Disney Company where she was VP of Product, Games & Interactive for Disney Television’s Entertainment & Kids brands.

In her years at Disney she introduced Design Thinking into the organization. She has extensive experience on how product teams can leverage this creative problem-solving approach in their own work. The approach has change Disney at it’s core with a large inhouse team of UX designers.

She brings over 18 years of knowledge in product development with previous positions at Viacom and Turner Broadcasting. Kimberly is passionate about implementing design thinking processes to solve problems and grow creative teams as well as cultivating kids interested in STEM careers.

She was the initiator of Viacom’s partnership with Girls Who Code securing a long-term commitment to sponsor a Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program and a 4-year internship program for selected graduates of the summer program.