Silver Spring, Md. – Discovery Communications, the #1 pay-tv programmer in the world, announced today that it has promoted John Honeycutt to the role of Chief Technology Officer for the company. An award-winning cable industry technology executive and 11-year Discovery veteran, Honeycutt most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Discovery Networks International, based in London.
In the newly created position, Honeycutt will lead Discovery’s consolidated IT, media technology, production and operations functions globally. He will be charged with developing a long-term technology roadmap to enable Discovery’s growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services. (more…)