Anthony Esparza is a familiar face in the themed entertainment industry, having worked on either the supplier or the operator side for several decades. Some of his favorite, pioneering past projects include Star Trek: The Experience, Caesars Forum Shops, master planning for Islands of Adventure, Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort, and Nickelodeon lands at Paramount Parks.
From his official company bio: Anthony Esparza Chief Creative Officer, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, has spent his career creating fun by orchestrating all aspects of a great guest experience. From theme parks, attractions, live entertainment, restaurants, retail environments, digital media, television, film, and licensed products, his expertise and award-winning creative teams have touched every demographic for companies such as Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, Harlem Globetrotters, Dollywood, and now SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. At SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Anthony oversees the quest to develop “experiences that matter” by creating fun & meaningful attractions, resorts, and television shows for SeaWorld’s parks and new business enterprises.