Ann Le Cam
Global Talent and Studio Leader Ann Le Cam brings three decades of senior leadership experience focused on creative talent and designing the most effective, innovative environments for them. As a business and talent leader in multinational environments she has built a reputation for innovative strategic thinking and transformational leadership.
Ann Le Cam brings three decades of senior leadership experience focused on creative talent and designing the most effective, innovative environments for them. As a business and talent leader in multinational environments she has built a reputation for innovative strategic thinking and transformational leadership.
Most recently, Ann served as Wētā FX’s Global Head of Talent and Animation Production. In this role, she oversaw all talent related aspects of the visual effects studio in Wellington (New Zealand) and supported the global expansion of the company into new territories, namely Vancouver (Canada) and Melbourne (Australia).
Prior to this assignment, Ann gained significant leadership experience at the Walt Disney Company, where she last served as the Senior Vice President for Studio Planning and Talent at Walt Disney Animation Studios in Los Angeles (California). In this highly creative environment, she designed organizational structures, compensation strategies and initiatives that helped drive the people strategy, while supporting continued business growth and innovation. In the summer of 2020, Ann also joined Harvard Business School as an executive fellow doing research, under the guidance of Professor Linda A. Hill, on leadership in the digital era and designing experimental and interactive learning programs to better prepare leaders for the complexity and speed of the digital era and to instil the right mindsets and behaviours to thrive in the current business world. In 2018, Ann became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and she served for several years on the Advisory Board of Women in Animation, a non-profit organization striving to improve the representation and career opportunities for women in the animation industry. Ann holds a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Antwerp in Belgium.
Originally a Belgian native, Ann is versatile in both European and American cultures and fluently masters Dutch, French and English. Today, she resides with her family in Los Angeles.