John Honeycutt Joins Piksel Board of Directors

Posted by Miles Weaver
  • CTO of Discovery Communications brings his senior executive experience to the board
  • Reflects Piksel’s continued focus on leading the digitization of television

New York, NY—November 8, 2016 — Piksel today announced that John Honeycutt, Chief Technology Officer of Discovery Communications, has been elected to Piksel’s board of directors.

Honeycutt joined Discovery in 2003 and has held several senior executive positions in both the United States and internationally, where he has been an integral contributor to the consistent growth of Discovery around the world.   As CTO of Discovery, Mr. Honeycutt has global responsibility for the entire technology stack.

“John is a true visionary in our industry and we are excited to welcome him to Piksel’s board of directors,” said Peter Heiland, Piksel’s CEO. “We believe his strong experience, especially building a global business across both developed and emerging markets, will be extremely valuable as Piksel continues to grow around the world.”

Bill Russell, Piksel’s non-executive Chairman said: “We conducted an exhaustive search for someone who would further strengthen our board’s breadth of talent and background, and we are delighted to have identified such an outstanding individual. I’m confident that John is going to make an important and positive impact on our company.”

Piksel has been building successful online video businesses for over a decade. The company’s unique combination of professional and managed services is underpinned by Piksel’s state-of-the-art video platform, the Piksel Palette™. Launched in the second half of 2015, the Piksel Palette is the only commercially available video distribution and monetization platform using a Micro-Services Architecture (MSA).

“I have always admired Piksel for its innovative products and dynamic leadership team, and I’m honored to be joining their board,” said Honeycutt. “I have tremendous respect for Peter, and the entire executive team, and I look forward to working with them.”


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