About Mk Haley
Professor Haley has been an educator for more than 25 years teaching for a variety of University programmes, including the Disney Imagineering – UCLA partnership in Themed Entertainment Design, and recently served as both the Associate Executive Producer and a Faculty member at the Entertainment Technology Centre at Carnegie Mellon University. Professor Haley currently teaches Experience and Themed Entertainment Design at Florida State University, where she also serves as the Entrepreneur in Residence for the College of Fine Arts.
Having been with the Walt Disney Company since 1994, Mk has worked across a range of both technical and creative roles with Walt Disney Imagineering. This includes the Virtual Reality teams, R&D, Special FX, Show Quality Services, and Disney Research Labs. She has a BFA and an MFA in computer animation. Professor Haley has served Disney Corporate initiatives related to New Technology programs and collaboration tools, as well as Disney Digital Media initiatives with their Television Groups.
Professor Haley is a contributing author to several Disney books including The Imagineering Workout and Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look at Making More Magic Real.