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Paul Yanover To Head Up Buena Vista’s Game Entertainment Studio

Paul Yanover has been named senior vice president and general manager of The Walt Disney Company's newly formed business unit, Buena Vista Game Entertainment Studio. Yanover will oversee all aspects of operations, including business, creative and product development, and strategic planning for the newly created entity. Yanover's extensive technology and entertainment background includes eight years at The Walt Disney Company in Feature Animation. Eventually becoming vice president of technology and digital production for that business, Yanover was responsible for all aspects of technology, including technical development, software development and support, and the management of all digital artists producing computer-generated imagery (CGI) on all feature films. In 1999, Yanover left Disney to co-found a new business, Ceiva Logic, Inc., which launched an Internet-based product, the Internet-connected digital picture frame, currently on the market.