Luke Hyams is the Head of Originals for YouTube in EMEA. His last position was at The Walt Disney Company where Luke oversaw development of original digital franchises for the Disney Digital Network, working alongside the worlds best digital creators, writers and producers. Previously, Luke served as the Head of content for Disney / Pewdiepie JV Revelmode and also as the Chief content officer for Disney’s Maker Studios International.
Luke has also spent time in Asia partnering with brands to produce web-series and micro-movies as head of creative for Beijing based agency / production company hybrid PAE. As a writer and director Luke created the award-winning interactive series Dubplate Drama, and pioneering web drama Katemodern, for which he earned the Broadcast Press Guild award for innovation. Luke is a graduate of London based youth training organisation YCTV.