Vice President, Disney Interactive Labs
As vice president, Disney Interactive Labs, Kyle Laughlin leads a team devoted to innovation and the creation of next generation experiences that extend Disney’s stories and characters across a growing world of digital platforms and devices. Under Laughlin’s leadership his team launched the new Disney.com entertainment destination, which transformed the way Disney fans watch, play, create and discover Disney online. Now his team is focused on creating new digital entertainment experiences that will engage, inform and entertain the next generation of Disney fans for years to come. 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.