Gary Knell

From 2000 – 2011, Gary Knell led Sesame Workshop in its mission to create innovative and engaging content that maximizes the educational power of all media. He was instrumental in organizing Sesame Street’s global mission, creating co-productions of the iconic program on all continents, including South Africa, India, and Northern Ireland. Previously, Mr. Knell served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at WNET/Channel 13. He is currently the President and CEO of NPR.