Director of Development

John is Founder/Executive Producer of KENNACOPE, a trans-media corporation providing development strategies for multimedia projects and consultation for nonprofit social justice programs. Current projects include the art and travel series Passport & Palette airing on public television stations nationwide and serving the Specialty Family Foundation's inner-city schools initiative.

For over a decade John directed business development duties for the prominent nonprofit trade associations representing film and television clients. As Director of Membership Development for the Independent Film & Television Alliance, John led public relations and logistics for IFTA in the field, including its presence at MIPTV, MIPCOM, Sundance, Cannes and the Shanghai Film & Television Festival while delivering record-breaking membership growth for the organization. For the National Association of Television Program Executives, John steered NATPE's ground-breaking cooperative with the digital entertainment industry recruiting corporations such as Google, Sprint, MobiTV, and T-Mobile in the hosting of the largest annual TV marketplace in North America.