Javon Frazier is a digital strategist and serial techpreneur with experience in all areas of the media and entertainment industry, including film, television, music, video games, publishing, web and mobile media. Currently, he serves as Executive Vice President, Business Development and Strategy at Studio71, LP where he oversees strategic business development for digital celebrities. His core competence lies in driving transactional revenue with new product launches, especially mobile games, which remains a personal and professional passion project.
Javon built his repertoire at Marvel, where he spent close to a decade, starting in business development with the studio’s publishing and theatrical divisions. Here he helped launch Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk, before rapidly moving on to the Marvel’s television arm as its Marketing Director, overseeing popular animated television series including Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Iron Man: Armored Adventures and Super Hero Squad. The game-changing moment came when he was appointed Vice President, Games Marketing at Marvel Entertainment, where he launched over 40 games on all platforms worldwide including, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, and Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes.
Post Marvel, Javon forayed into digital entertainment with Studio71 US. Among his most notable projects here is the Cyanide and Happiness Joking Hazard Kickstarter, which generated $3.25 Million and ranks as the #2 most funded card game in Kickstarter history. He also oversaw the launch of the Natural Born Pranksters film, which reached the #1 comedy spot on iTunes in the U.S. and the #2 movie overall on the US iTunes charts behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens. His recent conquest is a very successful subscription box service centered around Studio71 creators.
Javon is a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Brentwood School. Following Brentwood, he went on to receive his BA from the University of California at Berkeley and his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.