Chris Heatherly is the SVP & GM, Disney Interactive Games. In this role, he oversees all management, operations and strategy for the digital and mobile games business focusing on in-house development with titles that include Star Wars: Commander, Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2 and Inside Out: Thought Bubbles as well as the company’s co-development efforts featuring titles like Disney Crossy Roads andFrozen Free Fall.
Heatherly previously served as general manager & vice president of Toys for Disney Consumer Products (DCP). In this role, he lead the North America toys and electronics line of business and oversaw product innovation and development, drove key licensee and retailer relationships, and lead a team of marketers and product experts. He joined Disney in 2002 as vice president of Technology & Innovation for DCP. There he launched the company’s consumer electronics business.
Heatherly went to DCP from Frog Design, where he was a Chief Strategist, managing the cross-functional strategic consulting practice for the legendary design firm and worked with companies ranging from startups to global brands such as SAP, Dell, Ford, Target, and Nike. Prior to that, he held several positions at Power Computing and Apple. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Jesse H. Jones School of Communications, University of Texas at Austin.