Chris Blandy serves as Executive Vice President, Technology Solutions for Walt Disney Television.
His responsibilities include oversight of systems design, implementation, program management, capital planning and sustaining engineering for broadcast, cable and digital platforms. His teams manage technical infrastructure for Los Angeles-based operations related to production, post-production, master control and multi-platform distribution.
Mr. Blandy has been with Disney since the Disney/21st Century Fox merger in March, 2019 and previously with Fox for nearly 20 years in a variety of roles beginning in 2000 with Fox Sports. He worked for several years in Fox’s Interactive Media division overseeing video platform initiatives and was a technical lead for the launch team that laid the foundations for Hulu, Fox’s online video joint venture with NBCU and Disney/ABC. He returned to Fox Networks Group in 2009 to lead digital platform technology efforts and subsequently merged his team into NE&O, taking on responsibility for broadcast and cable distribution platforms.
Chris studied economics, business, and computer science at the University of Texas at Austin and holds a B.A. in Economics.