Ed Catmull
Ed Catmull

Co-founder and President Pixar Animation Studios

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Fourteen consecutive #1 box office animated feature films don’t come from random inspiration or individual genius. Over more than 25 years, Dr. Ed Catmull and Pixar have built a culture of creative success from creative leadership and thoughtful management practices.

With B.S. degrees in computer science and physics and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Utah, Dr. Catmull is co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disneytoon Studios.

Dr. Catmull has been honored with five Academy Awards®, including the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, for his lifetime of technical contributions and leadership in the field of computer graphics for the motion picture industry.

Ed’s book, Creativity, Inc. walks readers through the ideas and management principles that were instrumental in producing an unprecedented string of hit movies at Pixar Animation Studios.

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