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Disney taps Google’s Jeremy Doig to lead its streaming as CTO

Doig is armed with 30 years of experience in online media.

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Mumbai: Media conglomerate Disney has roped in Google veteran Jeremy Doig as the new chief technology officer for Disney Streaming. In this role, Doig will report directly to Disney Streaming president Michael Paull.

Doig brings 30 years of experience in online media to lead the technology organisation and global technology strategy for The Walt Disney Company’s portfolio of direct-to-consumer streaming services. He will play a key role in driving the next phase of technical innovation and growth for Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+.

During his 18 year career at Google, Doig developed new standards for online media, spanning novel compression approaches for audio and video, streaming protocols for real-time and on-demand delivery, and spatial experiences.

"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, '' remarked Michael Paull. “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 am thrilled to be joining The Walt Disney Company at this crucial moment in the entertainment industry, '' said Doig in a statement.

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