Disney executive receives UCC Alumni Award

The 2013 Alumni Award recipient for the College of Arts Celtic Studies & Social Sciences at University College Cork is Ms Una Fox ,Vice President at The Walt Disney Company.

On Tuesday November 26th, Una addressed students and faculty of the College, sharing the experience of her transition into the heights of corporate America.

Una graduated from UCC  in 1989 with a BA  (Hons) in English and French Literature. In her current role at The Walt Disney Company she is focused on enterprise data management strategy, client services and evolving technology services into a digital consumer experience, which are more adapted to the needs of the employees of the 21st century.

In 2012, Una was named one of the “Silicon Valley 50” and the “Hollywood 50” by the Irish Technology Leadership Group, that recognises the best and brightest Irish, and Irish-American Leaders. Una participated in the Global Irish Economic Forum 2013, a gathering of the most influential members of the global Irish Diaspora and the Irish Cabinet to formulate approaches to Ireland’s economic recovery.