How does Apple ensure that their fairy tale relationship with Disney continues happily ever after Steve Jobs' passing? They invited Disney's CEO, Bob Iger, to join their board of directors. (Longtime Apple board member, Art Levinson, has also been named Chairman of the Board.) The Walt Disney empire is an awesome ally for Apple, as they control ABC, ESPN, A&E, UTV (hello India!), Pixar, Marvel, and almost a third of Hulu.