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Dan Cockerell

Dan Cockerell

Former Disney Executive

Dan Cockerell is a former Disney executive who now shares his insights in order to aid others in improving performance.

Dan Cockerell’s first experience working for Disney was as a participant in the Walt Disney World College Program in Orlando in the summer of 1989, when he worked as a front desk host at the Contemporary Resort.

Upon graduation from Boston University in 1991, he moved to Florida and participated in the Disneyland Paris Management Trainee Program. In January of 1992, three months before the opening of Disneyland Paris, he was transferred to France, where he remained for five years in various management roles.

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Dan has held various management and executive operations roles at the Walt Disney World Resort, both in the theme parks and resort hotels, and was the sixth executive to hold the position of Vice President, Magic Kingdom since the park opened in 1971.

Dan Cockerell believes that building relationships is critical for leadership success, and his approachability in the workplace is a testament to his people-first philosophy.

In addition to his operational responsibilities, he has been a keynote speaker for the world-renowned Disney Institute for 18 years. He has addressed open-enrolment participants as well as attendees in customised programmes including the USAA Bank, General Motors, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Army, the Southern Methodist University Business School, Porsche A.G., and United Airlines.

He served on the board of Junior Achievement of Central Florida from 2004-18, and was Chairman in 2010.

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Topics

Leadership

Customer Service

Management

Entertainment

Hospitality

Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £15k to £30k

  • Europe:

    £15k to £30k

  • US:

    £7k to £15k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £15k to £30k

Travels From

  • United States

Languages

English

* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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