May 20, 2021
Lukas Wickart is the Senior Vice President of Finance for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video streaming businesses, leading Finance for Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+. He joined Disney through the acquisition of Hulu, where he was the Vice President of Finance for Hulu’s Subscription Business, overseeing all financial activities related to the company’s revenue generation including subscriber growth, marketing and advertising sales.
Prior to his time at Disney and Hulu, Lukas was the Chief Financial Officer of Daimler’s digital retailing platform AutoGravity, where he led multiple adjacent growth investments to secure Daimler’s leadership position in the future of transportation services along with building the company’s direct to consumer business. Lukas launched his career as a project leader with The Boston Consulting Group, where he advised leading Fortune 500 corporations on strategy development with focus on business expansion.
Lukas holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of St. Gallen. He served in the Swiss Air Force and holds a Commercial Pilots License.