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Jeffrey D. Dunn

Member, AARP Board of Directors

Jeffrey D. Dunn is a media executive who served from 2014 to 2021 as President and CEO of Sesame Workshop. He directed the global efforts around the media presence of Sesame Street, which is available in over 150 countries, and its social impact and research initiatives. 

Dunn was an Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) Fellow at Harvard University, a program that selects a small group of senior executives worldwide to study and reflect on solutions to large-scale societal problems. 

He was President and CEO of London-based HiT Entertainment, a leading producer of kids’ entertainment. He was Chief Operating Officer of the Nickelodeon Network Group and President of Nickelodeon Film and Enterprises. Before that, he led marketing for the Bank of Boston and served in marketing and management positions at Time Magazine.

He holds an AB from Harvard College and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.