CEO & Executive Chairman, The Walt Disney Company; New York Times Best-Selling Author
Over his 15 years of leading The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger built Disney into one of the largest and most admired media entertainment companies in the world. As CEO, Iger expanded on Disney’s rich history of unforgettable storytelling with acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and 21st Century Fox.
Always one to embrace new technology, Iger has made Disney an industry leader through its creative content offerings across multiple platforms. During Iger’s tenure, The Walt Disney Company has been recognized as one of the “Most Reputable Companies” and one of the “Best Employers” by Forbes; one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune; and one of the “World’s Most Respected Companies” by Barron’s.
Iger’s legacy-leading career has been widely recognized—personally he has been named one of the “World’s Most Powerful People” and one of the “Top Gun CEOs” by Forbes; and one of the “25 Most Powerful People in Business” by Fortune, among several other recognitions. In his 2019 New York Times best-selling book, The Ride of a Lifetime, Iger shares lessons he’s learned as CEO of The Walt Disney Company.