Melissa Cobb is Vice President of Original Animation at Netflix, where she leads the content team responsible for developing, producing, and acquiring animated feature films and series. Together with creators from all over the globe, Cobb and her team produce animation in many forms, styles, and formats for Netflix’s growing base of member households in over 190 countries around the world.
Prior to Netflix, Cobb spent over a decade at DreamWorks Animation, where she produced the Academy Award-nominated Kung Fu Panda trilogy. She most recently served as Chief Creative Officer for Oriental DreamWorks, where she oversaw development and production as well as business and production strategy for a slate of high-quality animated feature films targeted to a global audience. Before joining DreamWorks, Cobb was at 20th Century Fox Feature Animation and Walt Disney Pictures, where she was responsible for discovering and developing live action titles.
Cobb earned an M.B.A. from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA and a Bachelor of Science from Stanford University. Cobb is an active member of Women in Animation and the Television Academy.