John Canning ’s career has spanned media production, delivery and platforms for over 20 years, focusing on digital media, game strategy and technology consulting for companies such as Mary Margaret Network,Disney as well as startups. He has done work for the Vatican, the Monaco Film Festival and ARC – The A&R Channel. John currently serves as the executive producer and videographer for Green Living Project, and was previously Senior Producer and Project Manager for Yahoo! Studios and Yahoo! News overseeing original productions, as well as Director of Content Distribution and Field Producer and photographer for Richard Bangs Adventures.
Before Yahoo, John was a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft’s eHome Division, leading external evangelism for applications and services for eHome, working with external third parties in the areas of media and data distribution, content, and whole home control and services. He was also Product Manager for the Microsoft TV division, where he was responsible for VOD, interactive services, conditional access and billing integration into the MSTV Server solution. His career began on the hardware side at Scientific Atlanta, where he was an RF Engineer and Application Architect in the Set Top Box and Cable Modem divisions.