Richard Gottlieb is a globally recognized toy industry commentator and C.E.O. of Global Toy Experts, a toy industry consultancy. He has been interviewed by hundreds of global media outlets, including ABC News, CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Richard appeared in the History Channel documentary, "Christmas Through the Decades 1960s" and "Christmas Through the Decades 1970s" He also appeared in "A Lego Brickumentary"
Richard co-produces the annual Toy Talks Forum in Shenzhen China and has spoken at toy industry events in Brazil; Hong Kong; China, Germany, Denmark; Croatia; New York; Los Angeles; and Chicago. Richard is the Publisher of Global Toy News, a magazine of commentary on the business of play and is the author of a book, "Ambassador to the Kingdom of Wal-Mart"
Richard's clients have included Hasbro, D.C. Comics, Radio Flyer, Warner Brothers, Rubik's Cube, and Rockstar Games.