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Derek E. Hildebrandt

    2007 - Derek Hildebrandt, Wisconsin 

  • Born in 1971, Staten Island, NY
  • Raised in Waunakee, WI…a Madison suburb
  • Graduated from Waunakee High School in 1989, voted class speaker, lettered in Basketball and Golf
  • Graduated from University of Wisconsin in 1993 with a double major in Economics and Psychology
  • Entertained Badger fans from 1991-1993 as UW’s mascot Bucky Badger
  • Completed graduate level Professional Program in Film and Television Producing at UCLA in 1998
  • Began professional career in the infomercial world working with Amazing Discoveries led by Mike Levey, involved in over 30 infomercials with revenues of over $600 million dollars
  • Former Executive Producer and Vice President of Production and Marketing for 3Oh!5 Creative, Inc., an entertainment advertising and marketing company, producing movie trailers and DVDs for the studios
  • Principal of Hilltop Entertainment - a media, advertising, development and production company
  • Served as SVP of SpyderLynk, a mobile marketing agency 
  • Current Executive Producer of Deluxe Media Creative, www.bydeluxemedia.com 
  • Chairs the mobile committee for the Producers Guild of America
  • Member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • President Emeritus & Lifetime member of the Big Ten Club of Southern California
  • President of University of Wisconsin – Los Angeles Alumni Board
  • Founder and President of the Greater Bucky Open, Inc., a fundraiser golf outing held each year in Wisconsin raising money for the UW Children’s Hospital and Bucky Badger student mascots. www.greaterbuckyopen.com
  • Enjoys movies, sports, beer/brats/cheese, and clings to a 11 21 handicap in golf