Speaker Bio: Kristin Hawley Dossetti, Bhootan

Kristin Hawley Dossetti, Bhootan

Kristin Hawley Dossetti is Vice President, Programming of Bhootan, one of the largest digital out-of-home networks. She oversees all aspects of the company’s programming, including content acquisitions, creative development and proprietary production.

Prior to joining Bhootan, Hawley Dossetti founded EKLA Studios where she counseled clients working in the entertainment space on all aspects of the business, including acquisitions and development, production and distribution, merchandise licensing, marketing/promotions, sponsorship and advertising. Among the clients she worked with were ADV Films/The Anime Network, the premier anime producer and distributor in North America; Studio B Productions, a leader in the field of kids’ entertainment; and Pioneer Entertainment, the entertainment division of the electronics giant.

Prior to founding EKLA Studios, Hawley Dossetti developed her career in the entertainment and digital technology industries and achieved progressively higher roles in such companies as Internet start-up Candydates.com, The Harvey Entertainment Company, and Nelvana.

A cum laude graduate of the American University of Paris with a Bachelor of Arts, Hawley Dossetti is fluent in French and English and retains dual US/EU citizenship. She also received her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Motion Picture Producing as a student in The Peter Stark Producing Program at USC’s School of Cinema-Television. She has won numerous awards for public speaking and is an experienced film director, producer and editor.