Friday, August 3, 2012

Jean-Christophe Canizares, CEO of ECA2, speaks at SATE 2012 Experience Design conference, 19-21 at Disneyland Paris


Click here to see the full SATE 2012 conference program and list of speakers. 

With his eighteen years of experience in the company,
Jean-Christophe Canizares leads a team that includes talents in the fields of creation, engineering, logistics, project management and production. He perpetuates ECA2’s unique characteristics: a combination of creativity, technical and operational know-how and innovation.

After qualifying as an engineer and launching his career as technical manager for concerts and festivals, he first worked with ECA2 in 1992 on the opening of Euro Disney. 
Several external collaborations later, he joined the company full-time and has remained there since 1994.

During those eighteen years, Jean-Christophe CANIZARES participated in and produced all ECA2’s shows, acting first as technical director, then as chief of operations and finally as CEO.
His accumulated experience has empowered the company in the realization of innovative and successful shows all around the world.

Special events and semi-permanent ones for which the company is renowned include the State Grid Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo 2010, "Movement Is Life" for the Aichi International Expo 2005 in Japan and "Acquamatrix" for Lisbon World Expo 98.

The ECA2 repertoire also includes permanent shows such as BraviSEAmo for Tokyo Disney Sea, "Songs Of the Sea" for Sentosa Island and the recent "Big-O" Show for Yeosu Expo 2012. 

Throughout the years, ECA2 has built and maintained a top position in the industry, with a continual output of breakthrough innovations and unique audience experiences - making it the world leader in the creation of nighttime spectaculars and multi media shows !