John Walsh is a Finance Executive with the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and has more than 17 years of experience in Capital Investments, Operations, Financial Planning & Analysis, Global Business Development, Technology, Back-of-House Services, Line of Business and Strategic Planning. Currently, he leads a large team responsible for the financial and business support of all WDW Resort Operations and Global Resort Strategy. John started his Disney career as an intern and quickly progressed through the company in various roles with increasing responsibility to become an executive in less than nine years. He is the executive leader for all recruiting and talent planning strategy for the Parks & Resorts Finance organization and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Walt Disney Company credit union (Partners Federal Credit Union).
John is also an inspirational speaker, coach and entrepreneur with a passion and purpose for making a difference in the lives of other people. Driven by his own courageous journey in life and a bold vision for the future, John works tirelessly to inspire and help others accelerate their potential and achieve their own dreams.
John graduated from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce and has an MBA from the University of Florida's Hough Graduate School of Business.
John's topic is, “Standing Out…Be a GEM in Business and Life”
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