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Lead Product Manager, Privacy & Security

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 10009179 Location Santa Monica, California, United States / New York, New York, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jul. 25, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

As a Lead Product Manager, within the Ad Platform technology team at DMED, you will be a part of the team redefining TV advertising. You will be responsible for leading a team of Product Managers to establish product vision, strategy and drive execution to establish the future of The Walt Disney Company’s advertising data needs. The right person for this role can identify business value, solve complex problems, concisely articulate solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders and ultimately drive results. If you are someone who can drive strategy, create data driven experiences and brings a passion for building the future of advertising technology, at a fast pace, this is a great role for you.


  • Execute on product strategy in the area of privacy by design across solutions within Ad Platforms

  • Identify KPIs for the Privacy and Compliance program in support of Ad Platforms

  • Partner with stakeholders in legal and ad sales to insure compliance with privacy regulations globally including but not limited to CCPA, CPRA, Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, GDPR, other applicable US state laws, global privacy laws etc

  • Insure compliance to SOC2, SOX, COPPA, VPPA, MRC, TAG

  • Drive implementation of privacy and compliance solutions realizing the program KPIs

  • Responsible for product prioritization, including value identification, cost savings and progress against the broader business strategy, within your specific area

  • Contribute to product roadmap ownership areas and drive delivery of privacy and compliance initiatives, aligning stakeholders and driving results

  • Maintain expected standards across the team for product specifications, backlog health, and consumable user stories for engineering partners

  • Product owner for a Scrum team by participating agile ceremonies, responsible for prioritization, backlog refinement, and feature definition

  • Hold a deep compassion for our users, and creatively tackle problems with a privacy focused viewer-first mentality

  • Support evaluation and recommend investments to maximize the financial results of the product portfolio

  • Collaborate with other product managers to drive innovation in platform services including targeting, measurements, operational data store and BI to insure that these functions operate in a privacy first compliant framework

  • Enumerate and identify clear business critical metrics for setting annualized objectives and partnering with GTM and financial planning to meet them

  • Partner with the Platform Operations team to optimize the ongoing health and financial viability of our product line

  • Partner with Engineering organization to execute against the product roadmap, delivering on the needs of the business


  • Experience implementing privacy by design frameworks in the full product development life cycle

  • 7+ years of product management experience, highly preferred from established technology or digital media company focused on privacy and compliance issues

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience

  • CIPP/US (Certified Information Privacy Professional US Private Sector Privacy) and/or CIPT (Certified Information Privacy Technologist by IAPP

  • Understanding of how sales organizations operate and function in media organizations

  • Proven experience and success in a product role with the ability to demonstrate a record of success

  • Ability to interact with a diverse set of tech and non-tech partners

  • Ability to influence, collaborate, and deliver solutions in a sophisticated, always-changing environment

  • Excellent communication skills

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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