Chief Operating Officer
John McCoskey is a technology, operations and policy executive, with background spanning media & entertainment, broadcast, satellite, and Internet technologies. He is Chief Operating officer at SpectraRep. Previous roles include EVP & CTO at the Motion Picture Association (MPAA) where he led global technology policy and strategy; the first-ever CTO at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS); VP, Products at Comcast; and SVP, Technology and CTO at Discovery Communications. Mr. McCoskey holds two MS degrees from Johns Hopkins and a BSEE from Bucknell. He is an inventor with 27 issued & 28 pending U.S. Patents. Mr. McCoskey and his PBS team received a Technology & Engineering Emmy® award in 2010 for pioneering work on digital television workflows. He is a SMPTE Fellow, IEEE Senior Member, and prior 2-term SMPTE Governor.