Brian McConnell is a results-oriented design leader, adept at building cross-functional partnerships, managing change, and driving innovation. He brings an entrepreneurial mindset to the enterprise, and scaling experience to startups.

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Disney Streaming / MLB Advanced Media

Senior Director, Product Design

April 2018 - August 2023

I joined Disney through its acquisition of BAMTech to launch its new streaming businesses.

Director, Product Design

September 2015 - April 2018

I joined MLB Advanced Media as they began a transformation from an in-house team to a $4B acquisition exit for ownership.

Disney Projects
MLBAM Projects

Voxnest / BlogTalkRadio

Sr. Director, Product & UX

September 2010 - April 2015

Director of UX Design

December 2010 - December 2013

BUZZD City Guide

Director of UX

August 2009 - August 2010

Led the design of Buzzd’s mobile city guide. Utilized user-centered practices, directed brand redesign, project managed agile development process.

Edelman Digital

Technical Director

April 2007 - October 2008

Managed a team of 4 web developers. Led engineering efforts for client projects, business development, UX design, software architecture design, and mentored junior developers.


Senior User Interface Developer

March 2006 - April 2007

Motionbox created a novel UI for editing and sharing short clips of video. I prototyped and developed new interfaces in Flash and HTML.

Kageki Group

Founder & Principal

Jan 2000 - Dec 2005

Founded & led a 4-person digital agency mostly serving music industry clients.

Cambridge Technology Partners

UX Design Technologist

October 1999 - April 2000

Designed & built advanced interfaces and interactive installations.

Notable Clients

Ford, Walmart, GMAC

Xceed / Reset

UX Design Technologist

September 1998 - October 1999

Developed interactive applications and websites.

Notable Clients

CBS News, Warner Brothers Pictures, Interscope Records, HBO

Additional Experience

Odd Jobs

Launched a popup taco stand in Brooklyn called "Unicorn Tacos" serving classic Mexico City style tacos with modern-american fillings.

Led diving excursions in Grand Cayman

Lighting tech at legendary nightclub Filter 14 née Mother

Even Jobs

Shelter Island Sound, The Plant

Flying colors

Sold computers at a big box store in the late 1900s


New York University

Bachelor of Music (BMus)

Class of 199

Major in Music Business & Technology

Focus on post-modern composition & synthesis with Morton Subotnik, Dr. Kenneth Peacock, and Ken Walicki.