Former Google and Discovery executive John Honeycutt has joined the board of Cloud video editing company, Blackbird.
Honeycutt has been appointed a non-executive director of the company.
He has previously held senior positions at Google, Discovery Communications, FOX Cable Networks and Liberty Media.
Speaking about Honeycutt’s appointment, Andrew Bentley, chairman of Blackbird, said: “John has an exceptional track record of achievement across our sector. He brings knowledge, experience and connectivity to global players and will make a valuable contribution to the future of Blackbird. We are delighted to welcome John to the board.”
Honeycutt added, “I’m thrilled to be joining the Blackbird team at such a critical time in the global content production industry. Flexibility, speed, collaboration and now distance are all key requirements in editing products. Blackbird’s remarkable technology is unique and transformative in all of these areas. I’m very excited to be joining Blackbird’s first-class team and can’t wait to help the company achieve its ambitious growth objectives.”