Chief Information Office (CIO) The Walt Disney Company
Diane Jurgens serves as the EVP and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for The Walt Disney Company, leading a global technology organization that includes enterprise business systems, infrastructure, digital experiences, and enterprise resilience engineering.
Prior to Disney, Diane worked at the mining, metals and petroleum company BHP as the Chief Technology Officer, delivering breakthrough innovation. She was recognized as a Top 5 Technology Influencer for turning BHP from a “fast follower” into a technology leader, and one of the 6 Most Powerful Women in Tech across leading global markets.
Diane spent fifteen years based in China and Singapore and has held several influential technology executive positions including Managing Director for Shanghai OnStar Telematics and CIO for GM International Operations, GM Asia Pacific, and GM China. Diane currently represents Disney as a Board Member on the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum.
Diane is a life-long learner and STEM enthusiast. She began her career as an engineer at The Boeing Company in Seattle, WA, and later graduated from the company’s executive leadership development program. Diane holds MS and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from Seattle University.