Greg Brandeau currently serves as chief technology officer for The Walt Disney Studios. In that role, he is responsible for developing and implementing the Studio’s technology strategies, and working with all of the various business units to leverage technology, and identify opportunities to take advantage of the rapidly evolving marketplace.
Prior to that, Greg held the post of senior vice president of Technology for Pixar and Disney Animation Studios. He joined Pixar in 1996 as the Studio’s director of Technology. After five successful years, during which he was promoted to vice president, he left the studio to broaden his expertise within other areas of technology. He returned to Pixar in 2004 and was promoted to senior vice president in 2006. In that role, Brandeau was responsible for providing, maintaining, and continually adapting the systems and technology used in creating computer animated feature films. His team furnished the technological infrastructure that allowed Pixar to continually be on the cutting edge of filmmaking.
Among his other career milestones, Brandeau served as chief information officer for the biotechnology startup company, Perlegen Sciences. His resume also includes a variety of senior level positions in Silicon Valley, including director of Operations at NeXT, and director of Software Engineering at Mountain Network Solutions. Brandeau earned Bachelor of Science and Masters Degrees in electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he continued his education at The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, where he received a MBA.