Piksel appoints Discovery CTO to board

John Honeycutt

John Honeycutt

Online video platform provider Piksel has appointed Discovery Communicatoins chief technology officer John Honeycutt to its board.

Honeycutt joined Discovery in 2003 and has held several senior executive positions in both the US and internationally. As CTO of Discovery, he has global responsibility for the company’s 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.”