Vice President of Creative Development
Walt Disney Imagineering Florida
will talk about how he
creative team and how the Walt Disney Company
sustains an environment of creativity and innovation.
Patrick Brennan is currently the Vice President of Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering Florida.
Patrick is responsible for locally driven design work for Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts and leads a diverse group of artist, designers, technical specialist and managers.
Patrick's global responsibilities include leading the team of Imagineers responsible for SQS (Show Quality Standards) and Design Services at the Disneyland Theme Park, Tokyo Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Disneyland Resort Paris.
Patrick began his career with The Walt Disney Company in 1980 working in show production and show installation for Epcot, i.e. the Land Pavilion, Energy Pavilion, Germany and Mexico Pavilions.
Some of his
past projects include Tokyo Disneyland
original park, Horizons Pavilion, Norway Pavilion, Typhoon Lagoon, Splash Mountain in Tokyo Disneyland
and Crush 'n' Gusher, to name a few.
He was also Design Director for Tokyo Disneyland, and later Tokyo DisneySeas.
lived in Japan with his
family for many years.
Prior to joining the Walt Disney Company, Patrick worked on the design and construction of the Miami Metro Zoo creating natural habitats for animals.
Patrick was born in Binghamton, New York and moved to Miami Beach Florida in 1969.
He graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
now resides in Windermere, Florida with his
wife Catherine and currently supporting two daughters in college.