- Event Start: 10th October 2019, 8:00pm
- Event Type:
Chairman & CEO of The Walt Disney Company
As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, Robert A Iger is the steward of one of the world's largest and most advanced media and entertainment companies, and some of the most popular and beloved brands around the globe. Iger's strategic vision for the company focuses on three pillars: great creative content, innovative use of technology, and international expansion
Since becoming CEO in 2005, Iger has built on Disney's rich history of unforgettable storytelling and innovation with the acquisitions of Pixar (2006), Marvel (2009), Lucasfilm (2012) and 21st Century Fox (2019); the landmark 2016 opening of Disney's first theme park and resort in Mainland China, Shanghai Disney Resort, and the creation of an ambitious direct-to-consumer strategy that features the company's various streaming services, including Disney+, which debuts in the U.S on 12 November.
His experience at the head of the company is documented in his new book,
The Ride of A Lifetime: Lessons Learned From 15 Years as CEO of The Walt Disney Company which will be available for purchase following the event