Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter: The Importance of Being Twelve

Originally posted on the DIS Unplugged: Tony Baxter, the Senior Vice President of Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering and the Creative Executive for Disneyland, recently gave the keynote address at the Creative Problem Solving Institute titled “Designing for Disney: Patterns that Embolden Successful Innovation.” A fitting subject for someone who received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Themed Entertainment Association in 2001. After his talk, he sat down with the me to talk about some of his 40 year career at Imagineering. Click here to listen to and read the transcript of the complete interview.

Image: Walt Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter in Buffalo, NY June 2010

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Married, father of two girls, and living in the heart of the Finger Lakes. I’m a runner with a PhD in neuroscience and a passion for travel.