Disney has promoted Kevin Plumb to Senior Vice President, Media Engineering within the technology team at Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED), which now reports directly to Aaron LaBerge, CTO of DMED.
Plumb leads the team responsible for the design and engineering, design and implementation of complex systems that support the creation, production and distribution of Disney content through a variety of linear distribution channels. and digital. This includes global infrastructure and production facilities; programming and distribution of digital and linear networks worldwide; global fiber networking; content production and management systems and services for Disney’s media networks and radio stations; video encoding; media processing; interactive graphics and animation technologies; and testing and adoption of video formats and standards.
“Kevin is an incredibly talented engineer with experience in multiple roles and disciplines, who has played a critical role in extremely complex technology projects for our company. His technical acumen, problem-solving and innovative spirit make him qualified to excel in this new role,” LeBerge said.
Plumb has 25 years of experience in media technology with Disney, ABC and ESPN. Most recently, he was Vice President of Media Engineering and International Operations for Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED). Previously, he held various engineering and operations positions at ABC, ABC News and ESPN, where his increasing responsibilities included many aspects of network, field, infrastructure and audio engineering.