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Lane Merrifield

Disney Online Studios

Executive Vice President

Lane Merrifield, Executive Vice President – Disney Online Studios

Lane Merrifield is one of three co-founders of Disney’s Club Penguin, the world’s largest virtual world for children. Since Club Penguin’s inception, Lane has led the management, operations and business strategy for Club Penguin out of Disney Online Studios’ offices in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Lane also oversees the development for all The Walt Disney Company’s virtual worlds.

Lane helped develop and launch Club Penguin in 2005 and continues to play an integral role in the community’s evolution and extension to physical products, mobile and gaming devices to offer entertainment experiences that connect flawlessly with the virtual world.

Acquired by The Walt Disney Company in 2007, Disney’s Club Penguin continues to offer a safe, fun and ad-free online playground for kids and peace of mind for parents.