David Watson

Named vice president, product development and design for Disney ABC Television Group's Digital Media team in Fall 2005, David Watson is charged with developing new digital products and forms of distribution for The Walt Disney Company's broadcast and cable channels, including ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Daytime, ABC Family, Disney Channel and SOAPnet. He also has oversight of the Group's interactive television (ITV) efforts. In 2004, Watson led the creative and technical team that created the Emmy Award-winning "Jetix Cards, Live!," a live Internet video game for kids in support of the launch of the Jetix action-adventure programming block on Toon Disney and ABC Family. In 2006 Watson helped create the ABC Full Episode Player on ABC.com which received a Primetime Emmy for its outstanding design and functionality.