International Board

Christian Kubsch

Board Member

Senior Vice President, Development and Production Studio Executive
Walt Disney Imagineering
1401 Flower St.
Glendale, California, 91201
United States
Tel: 818-544-7930


Christian Kubsch


Senior Vice President, Development and Production Studio Executive


Christian Kubsch leads WDI’s Global Development and Production Studio, which is responsible for creative development, story and concept design, franchise and global menu planning, show design, and production for Disney’s parks around the world. Kubsch also serves as Portfolio Executive for Disney Cruise Line, developing three additional cruise ships and a second island destination.


Prior to joining WDI, Chris served as President of several media companies, including Deluxe Entertainment’s Method Studios and Prana Studios. Previously Chris held senior executive positions with Disney’s ImageMovers Digital, Lucasfilm, DreamWorks Animation, and IMAX Corporation.


Chris began his career with Universal Studios, where he coordinated and later production managed and produced several film-based attractions, including 2010 Space Walk, Star Trek Adventure, Back To the Future - The Ride, T2-3D, and Jurassic Park – The Ride. He later served as Producer and Project Director on several parks in Japan, including Puroland, Harmonyland, and Huis Ten Bosch.


Chris graduated from JFK International School prior to studying film and theater production at New York’s Long Island University. He is an active member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and serves on the board of the Visual Effects Society (VES).

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