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Craig Yoe

Stretch Conference Speaker


Craig Yoe has been a Cre­ative Direc­tor for Dis­ney, Nick­elodeon, MTV Net­works and the Mup­pets (where he worked closely with Jim Hen­son as VP/GM). Yoe has won a Gold Medal from the Soci­ety of Ilus­tra­tors, an Addy, The Mobius and The Eis­ner Award.

Yoe has six patents in his name for toy inven­tions. Yoe’s clients have included Microsoft to Mad mag­a­zine, ABC Net­works to Zam­boni. Yoe has authored and designed 50 books many of them on comic book his­tory, a deep pas­sion of his.

The beau­ti­ful and award-winning Yoe Books ( is his main focus now which his cre­ates with his wife the tal­ented Clizia Gus­soni in an old stone cas­tle on 4 wooded acres an hour from New York City.

Yoe is a stim­u­lat­ing and humor­ous teacher who has inspired lis­ten­ers in France, Africa, Aus­tralia, Canada, Sin­ga­pore, Argentina, Ger­many and the good old USA. Jim Hen­son said of Yoe, “Craig brings with him his high cre­ativ­ity and strong busi­ness sense.”