The Walt Disney Company was founded as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio in 1923 by Walt and Roy Disney. It reincorporated as Walt Disney Productions in 1929. It took the name The Walt Disney Company in 1986.
The company was founded on October 16, 1923 as the "Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. The name would evolve into "Walt Disney Productions." In 1986, Disney assumed it's current name of "The Walt Disney Company."
The Walt Disney Company, also known simply as Disney, is the largest media and entertainment conglomerate in the world. Founded on October 16, 1923 by brothers Walt Disney and Roy Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, the company was reincorporated as Walt Disney Productions in 1929.