John currently works for NBC.Com where he translates the prime timeTV experience to the second screen and interactive experiences.
Before NBC, Canning was a founding member of WeVideo.com, a collaborative, cloud based video story telling platform and served as the VP of Product Experience. On the technology and media consulting side, John has spent the past 20+ years leveraging his electrical engineering and information design background working for Disney, Yahoo, Microsoft, Cisco, Popbox and others focused on technology and methodology of creating and delivering digital media, games and interactive experiences from concept to consumer devices.
On the production side, John Canning has filmed and produced in some of the most beautiful and remote locations in over 6 continents covering stories, companies and causes in more than 60 countries for on-line, broadcast, film and print media outlets including MSNBC, MSN, Slate, Expedia Radio, Yahoo Studios, Away.com, Around The World Productions, Digital Artists, Green Living Project for such clients as African Wildlife Foundation, CARE, EarthWatch, Children Mending Hearts, USAID, UNDP and a host of others.
Through mediaSHERPA, John combines these diverse production and technology backgrounds to help companies and causes not only tell their stories through dynamic media but also leverage distribution to maximize the impact.