USC names Roberts ETC chairman

Disney/ABC exec to replace Chris Carey

Vince Roberts, VP of global operations and chief technology officer for Disney/ABC Television Group, has been appointed chairman of the board for USC’s Entertainment Technology Center.

ETC@USC is a multi-industry effort to ensure that consumers have the best digital entertainment experiences possible.

Roberts steps in for departing chairman Chris Carey of Paramount. David Wertheimer remains CEO and executive director of the ETC.

At Disney/ABC, Roberts oversees the broadcast operating and technical functions of the ABC Television Network, Disney Channel Worldwide, Disney XD, Playhouse Disney, SOAPnet, ABC Family and Disney ABC Intl. Television.

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