[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Mobile and advertising platform Tapjoy has hired Steve Wadsworth, the former president of Disney Interactive Media Group and a current Tapjoy director,  as president and CEO. The company’s current president and CEO Mihir Shah has resigned. Mr. Wadsworth has served on the Tapjoy board since 2011.

Mr. Wadsworth spent 17 years at Disney, including more than 11 years as Disney’s chief Internet and digital media executive. Mr. Wadsworth served as president of Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG), the interactive entertainment segment of the company till 2011. He is also a director and executive chairman at Slacker, and director of dwinQ, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Before joining  Disney in 1993, Mr. Wadsworth was a principal for the Windsor Park Group in Los Angeles, an investment, acquisition and consulting firm focused on the retail and consumer products industries.

Mr. Wadsworth holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Virginia and a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Graduate School of Management.

[Image courtesy: Tapjoy]