May 22, 2021
Judy Schwab is a seasoned HR executive with over twenty years of Human Resources experience in various industry-leading organizations.
She is currently the Head of HR for Disney DTC Streaming businesses (ESPN+, Disney+, and Hulu). Judy has been a key executive leadership team member since Jan. 2018. She has been instrumental in building the workforce and leading all talent initiatives, including the successful integrations of BamTech Media and Hulu. As of the Fall of 2022, she oversees a sizeable global workforce of over 4.6k and manages a team of 80.
Before Disney, Judy led HR for several divisions of Nuance Communications, a highly acquisitive and leading software and services company based on speech automation and machine learning. Microsoft has since acquired Nuance.
Before Nuance, Judy held HR and Compensation leadership roles at I.D. Systems, a start-up RFID company, and Pfizer, Inc. She began her HR career at Coach, Inc., helping to drive its highly successful IPO in 2001.
Judy has a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and is a Westchester County, NY resident.