Mike White

CTO & SVP
Disney Consumer Products

MICHAEL WHITE
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
White was named senior vice president and chief technology officer for Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media in August 2014. White and his team of technologists set the technical direction for the segment of The Walt Disney Company that brings the magic of Disney into the daily lives of families and fans around the world. In his role, White fosters a culture of innovation and collaboration, and the development of groundbreaking new products and consumer experiences.

Prior to 2014, White was the chief technology officer at Disney Interactive, where he led technical direction and platform development for apps, games, and much of the Company’s digital footprint. Additionally, he oversaw the development of a portfolio of consumer products, cloud infrastructure, business intelligence, data suites, mobile network and proprietary game engine technology.
Before joining Disney Interactive in 2011, White served as CTO and CIO of the Apollo Group, where he led the development of academic social networks, mobile applications, and the creation of an educational-adaptive learning platform for third parties and universities.

From 1999 to 2009, White worked at Yahoo!, where he held senior positions in product development, engineering, and global operations. Previously, White worked in technology at Geocities until the company was acquired by Yahoo! in 1999. White holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University.