Ken Dingledine is the Vice President of Global Operations at TRW covering areas of New Product Development, International Relations and Finance. Before joining the TRW team, Ken was Vice President, Director of Operations for Samuel French, Inc., the oldest and largest theatrical publishing and licensing company in the world. There he brought over 800 new works into the catalogue and available for performance licensing during his 13 year tenure at French. In addition to catalog development, Ken was the Festival Coordinator for French’s popular Short Play Festival for emerging playwrights. Prior to Samuel French, Ken was the founding Managing Director of Spiral Theatre Company, a company dedicated to bringing new, previously unproduced work to the New York stage. Ken is a graduate of Ball State University, lives in Brooklyn, and loves gardening in his postage stamp-sized back yard.