Paula Allen

Paula Allen
SVP Global Publishing, Nickelodeon Consumer Products

Paula Allen is a publishing executive with over 28 years experience in developing and managing publishing business units, along with author representation and contract negotiation. She has a proven career record of producing multimillion-dollar profits through book licensing sales and retail publishing sales and a solid understanding of the publishing business in the USA and major international markets in Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Paula started her career at Barnes & Noble, and after a 15 year run holding multiple positions, including Divisional Merchandise Manager for the children’s and non-book departments, she accepted a position at Warner Bros. where she managed and then lead the global publishing team for 11 years.

In 2005 Paula left WB to start her own literary agency, Screenland Literary Associates, and worked with children’s authors until she was lured back into the corporate world in 2009 and became the SVP of Nickelodeon’s Global Publishing team.