Robert A. Iger

Chief Executive Officer at The Walt Disney Company

Robert A. Iger

Robert A. Iger

Chief Executive Officer at The Walt Disney Company

Overview
Career Highlights

Walt Disney International Ltd.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.
ABC Holding Co., Inc.

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7531

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

02/10/1951

Age

68

Number of Awards

25

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Chief Executive Officer at Bloomberg Philanthropies

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Founder at Bloomberg LP

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Chief Executive Officer at Disney Enterprises, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Apple, Inc.

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Professional at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Inc.

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Former Managing Partner at McKinsey & Co., Inc.

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Treasurer at Apple, Inc.

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Professional at Maya Lin Studio

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Grameen America, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Hearst Corp.

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Robert A. Iger
Chief Executive Officer at The Walt Disney Company
Family Members
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
Chief Executive Officer
2000 - 2021

The Walt Disney Co. is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Media Networks, Parks & Resorts, Studio Entertainment and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations. The Parks and Resorts 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 Consumer Products and Interactive Media 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 Walt Disney was founded by Walter Elias Disney on October 16, 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, CA.

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
Current

TWDC Holdco 613 Corp., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co., is a company headquartered in the United States. The firm produces motion pictures.

Professional
Current

Apple, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of mobile communication, media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Greater China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. The Americas segment includes North and South America. The Europe segment consists of European countries, as well as India, the Middle East, and Africa. The Greater China segment comprises of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The Rest of Asia Pacific segment includes Australia and Asian countries. The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak on April 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
1999 - 2000

ABC Group, Inc. designs, develops, and production of plastic automotive systems. It offers interior, exterior, HVAC distribution, air induction, and fluid management systems. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $250K
2014

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.

$100K - $1M
2013

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.

$100K - $1M
2012

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.

Political Donations
$2,500
2014

Former Senator from Utah

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

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Advisors
Advisor

Senior Executive Vice President at The Walt Disney Co. Foundation

Special Advisor

Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

Awards & Honors
2016
Toy Industry Hall of Fame
Rank #2
2015
Vanity Fair Magazine - Powers That Be
2015
TIME - 100 Most Influential People in the World
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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