Kathy de Paolo

AOE Advisory Board

Kathy de Paolo, Vice President of Engineering at The Walt Disney Company’s Parks, Experiences, and Consumer Products segment, is a technologist who started her career in aerospace engineering, fueled by a passion for aviation and problem solving. She developed an expertise in embedded software and wireless communications engineering, which she applied while directing teams at a Fortune 500 company specialized in systems and software developed for the mobile platform space.  Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace and Ocean Engineering from Virginia Tech. In her current role, she oversees machine learning and artificial Intelligence efforts to deliver innovative guest experiences.