Senior Vice President, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media
As SVP, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Kyle Laughlin leads a team devoted to the creation of next generation experiences that extend Disney’s stories and characters across a growing world of digital platforms and devices. His group’s charter includes development of next generation consumer hardware and software, content distribution platforms, original digital video programming, and management of The Muppets Studio. Previously, Laughlin was head of Sports & Games at Yahoo! In that role he was responsible for the strategic product direction, content, programming and business operations for the largest online games site. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Laughlin led the Web Services team at Helio, an advanced mobile joint venture between South Korea Telecom and Earthlink. A Chicago native, Laughlin graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems. Laughlin currently resides in Santa Monica and is an avid surfer.