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Welcome to the Blooloop 50 theme park influencer list 2018

  • Thierry Coup

    For the past 30 years, Thierry Coup has worked in a variety of creative theme park roles with both Universal and Disney, creating iconic and compelling rides and attractions.
  • Fernando Eiroa

    Fernando Eiroa was promoted to the chief executive role at Parques Reunidos in late 2015 after eight years leading its US subsidiary Palace Entertainment.  
  • Robert Iger

    Bob Iger is responsible for one of the largest media companies in the world, as well as the leading global player in the theme park industry. Under Iger's watch, The Walt Disney Company has significantly expanded its portfolio of intellectual property (IP).
  • John Jakobsen

    Heading up Merlin Entertainment's newest operating group, John Jakobsen helped build LEGOLAND into one of the world's strongest theme park brands.
  • Tom Mehrmann

    Tom Mehrmann is the President and General Manager of Universal Resort Beijing, one of the most high-profile theme park projects in the world. It is expected to open in May 2021.
  • Joe Rohde

    Authenticity is key to Joe Rohde’s vision with every project he creates for Disney, the world’s leading theme park operator.  Whether he’s weaving Hawaiian culture into Disney’s Aulani resort or creating alien worlds at Animal Kingdom’s Pandora – The World of Avatar, the results are spectacular.

  • Nick Varney

    Nick Varney has masterminded the transformation of Merlin Entertainments from an operator of aquariums and other short-stay tourist offerings into the world's second-largest attractions operator.
  • Li Zhe

    Established in 1986, The Riverside Group has come into prominence within the international theme park industry thanks to its partnership with Six Flags Entertainment.
  • Su Zhigang

    Chimelong Group was founded by Mr Su Zhigang in the Panyu district of Guangzhou, part of China's populous Pearl River Delta.
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