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Stephen Hillenburg
Executive Producer, SpongeBob, Nickelodeon

Humboldt State

Marine Biology (1984)
  • Turned passion for the oceans into a commercial success by creating SpongeBob SquarePants in 1996.
  • Partnership with Nickelodeon started in 1999.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants has become a worldwide licensing phenomenon with over 10,000 products being distributed via 75 licensees.

Notable CSU Alumni in entertainment & media

entertainment & media