Executive Bios


Lisa McKnight

Senior Vice President and Global Brand General Manager, Barbie

Lisa McKnight serves as Senior Vice President and Global General Manager for Mattel’s Barbie brand, a role she has held since 2016. In this role, McKnight leads a global team focused on brand strategy,...

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Kimberly Culmone

Vice President, Barbie™ Design

As Vice President of Global Creative for Barbie, Kimberly Culmone oversees the all things creative for the brand including product, packaging, consumer products style guides and entertainment creative....

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Robert Best

Senior Director, Barbie™ Design

Twenty years ago, a talented young fashion designer met his muse. That designer is Robert Best and his inspiration was Barbie. After designing for Donna Karan and Isaac Mizrahi, Best came to Mattel to...

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Michael Shore

Vice President of Consumer Insights

Michael Shore, Ph.D. is currently Vice President and Head of Global Consumer Insights and Foresights at Mattel, responsible for research on all Mattel brands including American Girl and Fisher Price. ...

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Kristina Duncan

Vice President of Global Marketing Communications, Barbie™

Kristina Duncan is the Vice President, Global Marketing Communications at Mattel with responsibility for all Branding, Advertising, Retail Merchandising, and Digital Creative for the Barbie brand globally. Throughout...

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Sejal Shah Miller

Vice President, Barbie Global Brand Marketing

Sejal Shah Miller serves as Vice President, Global Marketing for the iconic Barbie brand. With responsibility for all aspects of brand marketing, product development marketing and commercial go-to-market...

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