Eugene Liew

CTO
Struum

Picture of Eugene Liew"Eugene has been a senior technology leader within The Walt Disney Company. His primary focus has been Direct-to- Consumer businesses. Most recently, Eugene oversaw Disney+ teams that delivered all financial functions including payments, treasury, tax, to support Disney+ International expansion. Eugene also drove the core team that architected and launched the media supply chain to internationally serve Disney / Lucas / Pixar / NatGeo / Fox’s extensive catalog for Disney+ As VP Technology & Product - Digital Media at Walt Disney International ; Eugene led a multi-function organization (60+) to deliver solutions across all International lines of businesses for The Walt Disney Company. Eugene drove a global transformation effort to pivot an internal focused software engineering organization to a full focus on Direct to-Consumer.

His launch portfolio includes
DisneyLife – the first of its kind, multi-content / multi-lingual SVOD product that provided access to all Disney theatrical, live broadcast, TV, music and games. He was instrumental in negotiating and delivering DisneyLiife’s complex partner integration. Much of this work sits as the backbone to Disney+.Oversaw engineering teams to expand offering to Connected TV – Samsung, LG, Roku –DisneyLife China, integrated e-commerce and ticketing / hotel reservations to Hong Kong Disneyland & Shanghai Disney Resorts. DisneyTheater – launched a SVOD offering with NTT Docomo in Japan under 120 days delivering and servicing > 1M+ subscribers. This will be the base platform for Disney+ launch in Japan in 2020. – ShopDisney & DisneyTickets – re-launched e-commerce portal across Europe supporting both Disney-owned and licensee stores & ticketing for Disney Theatrical. - AVOD platform delivering > 60M/month streams servicing all Disney / Pixar / Lucas brands globally – DisneyEnglish China –Built the technology platforms to power DisneyEnglish China, allowing Disney English to be the largest English language education service in China in 12 months.

Prior, Eugene also ran Global Technology Infrastructure that delivered cost-efficient , secure and scalable technology solutions While at KPMG , Eugene was part of the launch team supporting Texas Pacific Group & hotwire.com. He architected a highly scalable platform allowing hotwire to rapidly expand."

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