As President of Hasbro, Inc., John Frascotti leads a global organization focused on creating and delivering the world's best play and entertainment experiences across Hasbro's Brand Blueprint, including toys and games, immersive entertainment experiences, digital gaming and consumer products.
Mr. Frascotti joined Hasbro in 2008 as Chief Marketing Officer and in 2014 became President of Hasbro Brands. During his tenure, he has played a critical role in the re-imagination and re-invention of Hasbro's world-class portfolio of brands, including TRANSFORMERS, NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, LITTLEST PET SHOP, MONOPOLY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and PLAY-DOH, in addition to Hasbro's Gaming Business, and its portfolio of Partner and Emerging Brands. His experience in brand building, digital marketing, consumer products, and entertainment has contributed to the expanded reach of these brands globally.
Mr. Frascotti is a member of the Board of Directors of Discovery Family Channel, a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications.
Mr. Frascotti is a member of the Board of Directors of Corus Entertainment in Toronto, Canada, and was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of top 5 most influential CMO's amongst the top 500 companies in Forbes Global 2000 Biggest Public Companies list. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Serious Fun Children's Network, a global network of camps for seriously ill children.
Before joining Hasbro, Mr. Frascotti served in several senior executive positions at Reebok International Ltd., including Senior Vice President of the Sport Division where he managed the company's largest global business segment, and also served as President and COO of myteam.com. Mr. Frascotti began his career in entertainment law working at leading law firms including Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp in Los Angeles and Palmer & Dodge in Boston.
Mr. Frascotti received his BA in Economics from Yale, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude, and his law degree, Cum Laude, from Harvard.