"Joseph "Joe" Rohde" is a veteran executive at Walt Disney Imagineering, the division of The Walt Disney Company that designs and builds Disney's theme parks and resort hotels. Rohde's formal title is Executive Designer and Vice President, Creative.
He was born in Sacramento, California/Sacramento, California and raised in Hawaii. He graduated from Chaminade College Preparatory School (California)/Chaminade College Preparatory, Canoga Park, Calif., in 1973, where he starred in student dramatic productions. Rohde received a Bachelor's degree/bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Occidental College in Los Angeles.
Rohde's trademark is a large collection of earrings he wears in his left ear, all of which are souvenirs from decades of travel to remote corners of the world.More Joe Rohde on Wikipedia.