CTO/CIO, Discovery Communications
As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, John Honeycutt is responsible for guiding the operational structure of Discovery's international business operations across more than 200 countries and territories. DNI distributes 135 networks via 166 feeds in 45 languages. As COO, Honeycutt acts as the key point person for DNI's corporate support services including Information Technology and Media Technology, Production & Operations. He also directly oversees DNI's Digital Media business and its corporate level research functions. Prior to this, Honeycutt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Media Technology Officer, and was responsible for Discovery's global strategic media technology planning and governance and international broadcast operations across the company. In this role, Honeycutt identified and implemented media technology trends, including HD and 3D. In April 2009, Honeycutt was a recipient of Broadcasting & Cable's 12th Annual Technology Leadership Awards. Prior to joining Discovery in 2003, Honeycutt served as senior vice president of broadcast operations for Fox Cable Networks in Los Angeles. He holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Fitchburg State College.