Asaph “Ace” Fipke, Chief Content Officer, brings to DHX Studios a rare blend of expertise in the creation, development, production and business of animated television and feature-length animation productions. Prior to joining DHX, Fipke was CEO of Nerd Corps Entertainment, which DHX acquired in 2014. Fipke co-founded Nerd Corps in 2002 and grew the company from a 20-person operation to one of North America’s largest animation studios, at more than 420 employees, producing award-winning content for broadcast in more than 150 territories. Fipke created and executive produced numerous series with Nerd Corps, including the Emmy-winning sci-fi action/comedy Slugterra, the Gemini Award-nominated Storm Hawks, the preschool series Kate & Mim-Mim, the comedy/adventure series Rated A for Awesome, and the comedy series Endangered Species and League of Super Evil. Fipke also oversaw and executive produced a number of third-party series with Nerd Corps, including Mattel’s Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5, Monster High and Max Steel.