Google’s Doig new Disney Streaming CTO
March 31, 2022
Jeremy Doig has been named Chief Technology Officer, Disney Streaming, where he will lead the technology organisation and global technology strategy for The Walt Disney Company’s portfolio of direct-to-consumer streaming services.
Doig, a 30-year veteran in online media, will play a key role in propelling the next phase of technical innovation and growth for Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+. He will report directly to Michael Paull, President, Disney Streaming.
“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 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’m thrilled to be joining The Walt Disney Company at this crucial moment in the entertainment industry,” added 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.”
Doig will join Disney Streaming in April after 18 years at Google. His career has centered around driving innovation in online media technology, and includes technology roles at the BBC, The Multimedia Corporation (A BBC Interactive Television Unit spinout), Online Magic (an early Internet website and ecommerce pioneer), Microsoft and most recently at Google, creating the video technologies that power YouTube and Chrome.