Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Jinny Howe & Brandon Riegg

VP and Head of Drama Series & VP of Unscripted and Documentary Series, Netflix

Jinny Howe
Jinny Howe is Vice President of Drama Series at Netflix. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction for original scripted dramas and licensed programming, leading a team focused on acquiring, developing and greenlighting a rich slate of series.

Howe has played an integral role on such critically-acclaimed and culture-defining shows as Bridgerton, Maid, and Inventing Anna; with recent breakout hits including The Lincoln Lawyer and From Scratch. Coming up on the slate are BEEF, The Diplomat, The Abandons, and XO Kitty – the series spinoff to the All To The Boys film franchise.

Prior to Netflix, she was Executive Vice President of Television at John Wells Productions where she spearheaded drama and comedy projects via a first-look deal with Warner Bros. Television. Throughout her 13-year tenure at John Wells, Howe worked on renowned series, Shameless, Southland, and Animal Kingdom.

Having emigrated to the US from South Korea, Howe is focused on championing emerging underrepresented voices in television. She holds a B.A. in Theater, Film and Television from UCLA.

Brandon Riegg
Brandon Riegg is Vice President, Unscripted and Documentary Series at Netflix. Riegg joined Netflix in November 2016 to help create and manage the company’s first push into original unscripted content. His team has quickly established Netflix as a home for critically acclaimed and beloved series such as Queer Eye, Nailed It!, Selling Sunset, Love is Blind, Formula 1: Drive to Survive, and The Circle, among many others. He now also oversees the team responsible for Netflix’s vast and diverse slate of original documentary series such as Chef’s Table, Cheer, Last Chance U, Crime Scene, Harry & Meghan, and The Last Dance. In 2020, Riegg was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business.

Prior to Netflix, Riegg was Senior Vice President and co-head of NBC’s alternative programming department, responsible for notable series The Voice, America’s Got Talent, American Ninja Warrior, The Biggest Loser and Hollywood Game Night. In 2011, he was featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s 18th annual Next Gen list. Before NBC, Riegg was the Executive Director of Alternative Series & Specials at ABC, where he oversaw development, production and on-air current programming for series, including Dancing with the Stars, Wife Swap and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. He also developed Wipeout, Shaq Vs. and I Survived a Japanese Game Show. In addition to early stints at Mark Burnett Productions and Carsey-Werner-Mandabach Television, Riegg was Director of Series Development & Original Programming for VH1. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.