Senior Vice President of Story & Franchise Development
Lydia Bottegoni has been appointed Senior Vice President Story and Franchise Development for Blizzard Entertainment. Bottegoni is a dynamic digital production executive bringing over 20 years of senior leadership in entertainment operations and production. Bottegoni joins Blizzard from Sony Pictures Imageworks where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Production and Artist Management. During her 18-year tenure at Sony, Bottegoni led the digital production team for several blockbuster films including Hotel Transylvania, The Smurfs, Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs as well as critically-acclaimed Surf’s Up. Bottegoni was also the Senior Visual Effects Producer on Spider-Man as well as Spider-Man 2, the Academy Award-winner for Best Visual Effects. Additional credits include Stuart Little, Snow Falling on Cedars, Contact and Sphere. She spent her early production career at Walt Disney in visual effects production.
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games.