Full Name
Josh Derby
Job Title
Group Vice President, Advanced Technology & Development
Company
DISCOVERY
Speaker Bio
As the leader of Discovery’s Technology, Workflow, and Inventory Systems team, Josh Derby develops new technology solutions and software for Discovery’s global portfolio of networks and platforms. Josh leads Discovery’s internal Media Technology R&D team as well as heading up Discovery’s cloud-based supply chain and media inventory management systems in his role within Discovery’s Global Technology team.

Josh has been part of many technological evolutions in his 20+ years at Discovery. He has played major roles in Discovery’s transition from SD to HD, from tape-based to file-based, and now from linear to direct-to-consumer. He’s a proud member of the team that earned Discovery a Technical Emmy in 2020 for pioneering work in moving media supply chains to the cloud.

Derby is a long-time member of SMPTE, a board member of the Advanced Imaging Society, and an alumnus of James Madison University’s School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD) in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Josh Derby