JohnPleasants 12 Nov

Disney Interactive co-president John Pleasants has resigned from the company. Pleasants had been running Disney Interactive with Jimmy Pitaro, who will remain on-board as president. “It was a collaborative decision to do what’s right for the business at a time when we have clear momentum,” Pleasants told the New York Times, in part. “It’s complicated […]

01 Feb

Disney Interactive has been going through a bit of a change recently, from going digital-only and laying-off of a major percentage of its staff. Perhaps reflecting such a dynamic shift in corporate policy, the Interactive House of Mouse has promoted Alex Seropian to Head of Internal Development. The Bungie co-founder (and founder of Wideload Games) […]

28 Jan

Earlier we reported on significant layoffs at Epic Mickey developer Junction Point studios. Reports are now coming in that those layoffs were just part of a larger restructuring process, with the end result shifting the Disney Interactive Media Group into a digital-only company. The restructuring efforts began back in September of last year, with John […]

05 Oct

While the goal of Disney Interactive Group remains the combined research and development across mobile, video, and online gaming, CEO Bob Iger has split the tasks of managing the group to two presidents. The two placed in charge of the media group are former Electronic Arts executive John Pleasants and Jimmy Pitaro, who recently resigned […]