Founder, Sandy Valley Media, LLC
John Honeycutt is an Emmy Award winning Media and Information Technology Pioneer.
Most recently, John served as Vice President for Google Cloud's Media & Entertainment, Telecommunications and Gaming business, where he established and implemented Google Cloud's initial product & go-to market strategies for those sectors globally.
Prior, John spent 15 years driving innovation and transformation at Discovery Communications. Culminating his tenure as CTO, with a prior stint as Chief Operating Officer for Discovery Networks International in London.
John began his career at Liberty Media and NewsCorporation working across FOX Cable Networks, FOX Sports and National Geographic among others.
Currently, John is advising and consulting with media companies, investors and product developers on strategies, investments and opportunities in a disrupted media landscape.
John serves as Chair of the International Broadcasting Convention Council, is a Non Executive Director at Blackbird PLC, an adjunct professor at The American University Kogod School of Business and serves as a charter member of AU’s Cybersecurity Executive Advisory Council, a member of The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and a volunteer with Harbor Homes of Martha's Vineyard homeless shelter.
In 2019 John’s contributions to the media industry were recognized with a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for his contribution in pioneering the utilization of cloud technology in the global media industry.
John is an Alumni of Fitchburg State University and lives in Edgartown, Massachusetts.