John Pleasants is the former co-ceo of Disney Interactive Studios who oversaw the release of Disney INFINITY. He spoke at the Disney Infinity Press Event about the game. He resigned his position on November 10, 2013, before the release of Disney Infinity: 2.0 Edition. James Pitaro, his former co-ceo, then took over all operations in his place. However, Pleasants is still a consultant at the company.