Tom van Waveren
CEO & Creative Director
Tom kicked off his career in animation at Nelvana in 1996 and soon became Director of its London office. In this role Tom was introduced to executive production and worked on projects such as Bob And Margareth, Pippi Longstocking and Redwall. In 1999, Tom moved to Copenhagen to head up Egmont Imagination as its President where he was involved in the production of over 100 hours of programming, including Lizzie McGuire, Rex The Runt, PAZ and award winning Hamilton Mattress. He was nominated for three Emmys during this period. Tom started creating a pipeline of projects at CAKE in 2006. Since that date, he has been responsible for scouting, development and the executive production of all content at CAKE. This has lead to CAKE being involved in Total Drama, Skunk Fu!, Oscar's Oasis and Angelo Rules, among many others. Angelo Rules was nominated for an International Kids Emmy in 2013! Tom is currently working on the production of Angelo Rules III, Bottersnikes & Gumbles and My Knight and Me, the development of Herb & Ray's Yum, Cheese Toastie Brain Monster, Chicken Invaders and further projects from pre-school to late night content with partners from around the world for platform across the globe.