National Advisory Council

Matt S. Owen

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2016

Spouse:

Leslie Owen

Employment:

Job Title: VP Controller, Disney ABC Television Group
Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: California, United States

Expertise:

  • financial due diligence
  • technical accounting
  • auditing

Biography:

Matt Owen has been with The Walt Disney Company since 2005 and is the controller for the Disney ABC Television Group, corporate reporting and transaction support. Previously he was responsible for internal audit at Disney. His early career was spent with Arthur Andersen, where he was a partner that included work as an expat in Korea for three years in the late 1990s and then for transaction support for Northern California. Matt earned his bachelor's degree in accounting and MAcc from BYU. He has served on the School of Accountancy board of advisors since 2006. Matt runs, cycles, and hikes. He's completed sixteen marathons and has hiked the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim-to-rim. Matt and Leslie have three children.