Robert A. Iger

Executive Chairman at The Walt Disney Company

Robert A. Iger

Robert A. Iger

Executive Chairman at The Walt Disney Company

Overview
Career Highlights

Disney Enterprises, Inc.
Walt Disney International Ltd.
Walt Disney Internet Group

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Number of Boards

22

Birthday

02/10/1951

Age

70

Number of Awards

28

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Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at The Walt Disney Company

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Chairman, ESPN & Sports Content at The Walt Disney Company

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Chief Executive Officer at Bloomberg Philanthropies

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Founder at Bloomberg LP

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Co-Founder at WE Family Offices LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at General Motors Company

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Chief Executive Officer at The Walt Disney Company

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Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at The Walt Disney Company

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Fiduciary Trust Co. International

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Robert A. Iger
Executive Chairman at The Walt Disney Company
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Spouse
Senior Editor at The Huffington Post

TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc. provides online commentary and news portal services. The firm’s website provides news and features on politics, business, entertainment, media, technology, comedy, sports, style, world, food, living, impact, education, and local events. It also provides information on green living, travel, health, arts, books, and games. The company was founded by Arianna Huffington, Jonah H. Peretti, and Kenneth B. Lerer in May 2005 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Education
Bachelor of Science in Television & Radio, magna cum laude

The Roy H. Park School of Communications, internationally recognized as a leading undergraduate communications school, is one of five schools at Ithaca College, in Ithaca, New York.

Memberships
Member
2012 - Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Career History
Executive Chairman
2000 - 2021

The Walt Disney Co. is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Media Networks, Parks, Experiences and Products, Studio Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI). The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations. The Parks, Experiences and Products segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; the Disneyland Resort in California; Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; the Disney Vacation Club; the Disney Cruise Line; and Adventures by Disney. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. This segment distributes films primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Touchstone banners. The DTCI segment licenses the company's trade names, characters and visual and literary properties to various manufacturers, game developers, publishers and retailers throughout the world. It also develops and publishes games, primarily for mobile platforms, and books, magazines and comic books. This segment also distributes branded merchandise directly through retail, online and wholesale businesses. The company was founded by Walter Elias Disney on October 16, 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, CA.

Chairman
1974 - 1999

ABC, Inc. operates as a media company. It owns and operates television networks and radio stations. The company was founded by Leonard H. Goldenson and is headquartered in New York, NY.

President
Tenure Unconfirmed

Disney Enterprises, Inc. owns and operates motion pictures, television shows, music, and computer games. It provides animated characters that appear in Disney cartoons, television shows and feature-length motion pictures like Finding Nemo and The Incredibles including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Winnie the Pooh, Buzz Lightyear, Ariel, Aladdin, Timon, and Pumbaa. The company was founded in 1996 and is located in Burbank, CA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

The USA Bid Committee is a non-profit organization created to prepare a successful application to host the FIFA World Cup™ in 2018 or 2022 on behalf of the United States Soccer Federation.

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2019

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

$100K - $250K
2018

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation engages in preventing pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The company was founded by Susie Zeegen in 1988 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$25K - $50K
2018

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank operates as a non-profit organization that serves communities through food distribution and community development programs. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Transactions
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Comcast Corporation purchases E! Entertainment Television LLC from The Walt Disney Company

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Wenner Media LLC purchases US Weekly LLC (New York) from The Walt Disney Company

Investments
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Perfect Day, Inc. engages in the provision of craft animal-free dairy products. Its products are high-protein, lactose-free, hormone and antibiotic free. cholesterol free, longer shelf life, and earth friendly. The company was founded by Ryan Pandya, Perumal Gandhi and Isha Datar in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Advisors
Advisor

Executive at Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Special Advisor

Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

Awards & Honors
2020
Television Academy - Hall of Fame
2018
Forbes Magazine - The World's Most Powerful People
2016
Toy Industry Hall of Fame
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
6th Annual Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit

The Financial Times held the sixth annual Business of Luxury Summit which took place June 13 - 15, 2010 in Los Angeles. The Summit brought together over 400 senior luxury executives, business leaders and financiers from around the world, to debate the key issues facing the luxury industry in the current global economic climate. The theme for the 2010 FT Business of Luxury Summit was "The Medium and The Message". The Summit took an unvarnished look at communications mid-and-post recession and provided an unrivalled opportunity to gain incisive marketing intelligence from industry peers, participate in debates and hear the results of specially commissioned research.

Speaker
22nd Annual Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference

Speaker
Chengdu, FU, China
2013 Fortune Global Forum

Since 1995, the Fortune Global Forum has convened world leaders and the heads of global business—the chairmen, presidents, and CEOs of the world’s largest companies—on the dynamic frontiers of international commerce. The most recent Fortune Global Forum was held in Chengdu, China, in June, 2013, bringing the most distinguished group of business leaders ever to visit Western China.

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