Jeremy Doig has been named chief technology officer of Disney Streaming, where he will oversee the company’s technology organization and global technology strategy for Disney’s portfolio of direct-to-consumer streaming services.
Doig, a 30-year veteran of online media, brings to the team extensive technical expertise architecting and delivering global technological ambitions at a worldwide scale and will play a critical role in Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+’s next phase of technical innovation and development. He joins Disney Streaming next month after 18 years at Google, most recently as vp of engineering.
“Jeremy is a true visionary that has sat at the forefront of making online video streaming possible in his nearly 30-year career at the intersection of technology and media, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Disney Streaming leadership team,” said Michael Paull, president of Disney Streaming, in a statement. “We have an exceptional team of global technologists, and Jeremy’s experience leading transformational initiatives in complex and dynamic environments will make him an incredible asset to lead this world-class group.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining The Walt Disney Company at this crucial moment in the entertainment industry,” said Doig. “The proliferation of streaming services in the market has reached new peaks and there are so many opportunities for technology to push boundaries and create stunning new viewer experiences for Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+ subscribers. Disney’s powerful brands, content, and talent are unmatched and I’m excited to get to work straight away on this incredible adventure.”