John Gong has over 30 years of progressive experience working for some of the most highly regarded brands in the world. Rising rapidly to become part of the executive leadership team of The Walt Disney Company, he has balanced his professional pursuits with a community focus through volunteerism and mentoring.
John Gong was named VP - Global Events & Show Production for Disney Consumer Products in September 2008. In this role, he oversees events and productions to include marketing and media events, sales meetings, product launches, and more for Disney's consumer products division globally. Gong was previously VP - Global Sales Communications & Events since and VP - Marketing, Synergy, Events & Presentations.
Gong's rise at The Walt Disney Company has also included roles such as Director of Product Development & Creative Services (Walt Disney Art Classics) and Product Manager & Senior Buyer (Disney Stores Worldwide). Through it all he has brought a singular devotion and work ethic to his career that has garnered praise from his peers and direct reports alike.
Prior to joining Disney, Gong spent
ten years as a merchandise manager, group manager and buyer for R.H.
Macy's Corporation and Bullocks. He began his career working as
an attractions leader at Disneyland Resort and Tokyo Disneyland
for seven years.
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