Tag: Tony Baxter

Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter: The Importance of Being Twelve

Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter: The Importance of Being Twelve

| July 3, 2010 | 10 Replies

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 [...]

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Walt Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter Discusses Creativity

Walt Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter Discusses Creativity

| June 7, 2010 | 2 Replies

Can you teach creativity?  Innovation?  Or are people innately creative and innovative?  What about companies?  To learn how to foster creativity, why not ask someone who has led a few creative projects to successful conclusion?  Why not ask someone whose official title has “creative” in the name (in multiple places actually).  Tony Baxter, Senior Vice [...]

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Happy Birthday Splash Mountain: A History

Happy Birthday Splash Mountain: A History

| August 3, 2009 | 4 Replies

During my last trip to Walt Disney World, I had lunch with Disney Historian Mark Matheis from the Disney Institute.  It was Friday, July 17th – a pretty momentous day in the history of the Disney Parks.  On July 17, 1955, Ronald Reagan hosted the live telecast on ABC of Disneyland’s opening in Anaheim, CA.  [...]

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