Maureen Fan

United States


Maureen Fan is CEO & Co-Founder of the 6 time Emmy-award winning and leading interactive animation studio Baobab Studios, whose mission is to inspire you to dream by bringing out your sense of wonder.  Make YOU matter.  Baobab was named Most Innovative Company for 2018 by Fast Company and is creatively led by Eric Darnell, the writer and director of Antz! And all 4 Madagascar films. 

Maureen has held leadership roles in film, gaming and the consumer web. Fan was most recently vice president of games at Zynga, where she oversaw three game studios including FarmVille, which contributed 40% of the company’s revenues.  Previously, she worked on Pixar's Toy Story 3 film and at eBay in product management and UI design. Her collaboration, The Dam Keeper, directed by Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo, was nominated for the 2015 Oscar Best Animated Short. Maureen was named one of ‘The Most Creative People of the Year’ by Ad Age, Top 100 Influential Asians by A100, and Variety crowned her as one the execs to watch earning a spot on their ‘Top Digital Creatives’ list.  

She’s been covered by The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, USA Today, Business Insider, The New York Times, The LA Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and C|Net.