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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.
  • Amanda Thompson OBE

    Amanda Thompson has been at the helm of one of Europe's most famous amusement parks since 2004. Following in her father's footsteps, she will chair IAAPA in 2019/20.
  • 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

    Su Zhigang founded the Chimelong Group’s original theme park in 2006. Chimelong’s resort in Guangzhou features world-class attractions and is home to two hotels. Chimelong Water Park in Guangzhou became the world’s most popular water park just a few years after it opened in 2007. The aquatic attraction features colourful slides and rides. In 2014, […]
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