Sharango has led engineering and creative teams for over 12 years. Prior to THG, Sharango was at Walt Disney Imagineering and led a team of artists, designers, engineers, and animators from concept to field-delivery for audio-animatronic figures, special effects, show action equipment, A/V, show control, and lighting. Major projects include the Tokyo Fantasy Springs expansion at Tokyo Disney Sea, as well as the Beauty and the Beast expansion at Tokyo Disneyland.
Prior to Disney, Sharango’s experience was in the automotive and aerospace industries. He led design, engineering, and prototyping efforts at Specter Motor Works, a startup kit-car company in Los Angeles, California. Prior to that, he also worked at Air Lease Corporation, Northrop Grumman, and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne.
Sharango is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, with a bachelors in mechanical & aerospace engineering and business management.