Dan Cockerell (Episode 81)

Dan Cockerell is a former executive at The Walt Disney Company who served a number of leadership roles at Walt Disney World, including the Vice President of the Magic Kingdom, Vice President of Epcot, Vice President of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, General Manager of Disney’s All Star Resort, General Manager of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Fort Wilderness Campground, and more. Starting in the Walt Disney World College Program in 1989, Dan quickly climbed the ranks at Disney. After graduating from Boston University, he began parking cars at Epcot before moving to France to participate in a management training program for the opening of Disneyland Paris (formerly called Euro Disney). Throughout the next quarter century, he assumed many leadership roles at Disney, retiring in 2018 to pursue his own company, Cockerell Consulting.

In this Imagineer Podcast episode, I chat with Dan about his work at The Walt Disney Company. We also chat about his new book, “How’s the Culture In Your Kingdom”, which is available to pre-order with a scheduled release date of August 11, 2020. Be sure to pre-order Dan’s book and follow him on Social Media:

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Published by Matthew Krul

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