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The world's most influential media, entertainment & technology show

11 - 15 September 2020
RAI Amsterdam 

Mark Arana

Mark Arana

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Mark Arana

Mark Arana

Vice President, Distribution Technology , The Walt Disney Studios
Mark Arana is the Vice President of Distribution Technology at The Walt Disney Studios. In this role, he leads a team of technologists charged with understanding the digital horizon; experimenting with emerging technologies to help shape new ways consumers will experience movies (4K/8K, HDR, HFR, etc.) from the theatrical environment all the way to the home. This encompasses many areas such as distribution platforms including cinema / digital delivery, media security, piracy intelligence, the development of new distribution prototypes to the home. 

 Prior to joining the Studio Technology Group at Disney, Mark served as the Director of Technology for Disney's Parks and Resorts Online unit where he oversaw the development of high profile projects for Disneyworld, Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland and many others. Projects included developing world class websites and e-commerce solutions, theme park / internet integrated applications such as Mission Space Race, Buzz Lightyear's Astro Blasters and other immersive technologies as part of the Advanced Projects group. Mark has been with Disney since 2001.
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