Walt Disney Internet Names VP

North Hollywood-based Walt Disney Internet Group has named Eric Freeman as VP of Technology. The firm said that Freeman will be responsible for technology development of the company's web properties and new media for its theme parks and resort hotel properties. Freeman was most recently at O'Reilly Media, and has served at Disney previously when he directed the company's portal division. Freeman is also the author of O'Reilly's "Head First" technical reference books.