• Disney+ streaming chief reveals launch strategy, global expansion hurdles, and what he looks for when he's hiring

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Launched just months before the pandemic struck, Disney+ notched defining hits in 2020 like "The Mandalorian," "Hamilton" and "Soul."
    Content became king amid COVID shutdowns, but driving Disney+'s product development, launch, and aggressive global expansion was Disney+ and ESPN+ President Michael Paull. Paull joined streamer BAMTech as CEO in March 2017, about five months before Disney acquired majority ownership of the company. Over the next six months or so, his team led product development on, built the go-to-market plan for, and collaborated with ESPN to launch...
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