Ed Wells

Senior Vice President, International Media and Education

Ed Wells

Ed Wells joined Sesame Workshop in 2017 as the Senior Vice President and Head of International Media and Education. Ed has a long and distinguished track record of building brands and operations throughout the world.

Wells served as Executive Vice President and Head of International for WWE, Inc., where he was responsible for the global strategic development of WWE’s brand and businesses, including the launch of the direct-to-consumer subscription service, WWE Network. Prior to that, he worked across the Viacom International Media Networks brands based in New York, Singapore and Japan, where he served as Vice President and General Manager of Nickelodeon. He has a deep experience in International Media, Consumer Products and Live Events.  

Ed comes with great passion for kids, education, Sesame Workshop and the work we do. Ed is also actively involved in philanthropic institutions outside of the workplace and is a Board Member of the Ali Forney Center, an organization supporting homeless LGBTQ teens.

Wells received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and later earned Master of Arts degrees in International Studies from both American University and Ritsumeikan University.

Contact for Speaking Engagements

Sesame Workshop Speakers Bureau