Director of Systems Engineering
James Cooney is a web application development professional with over fifteen years of design, architecture, and management experience in broadcast media, IT, and educational industries. At HBO, as part of the Media Software Engineering group, James managed the development of HBO’s secure screener system, a globally cloud deployed system which delivered uniquely forensically watermarked streams to internal and external partners for pre-air content viewing. In 2016, James helped Turner Broadcasting onboard onto new instances of the same system for a customized deployment for their own secure streaming needs. Most recently, James joined Pearson Education as a Director of Software Engineering in the core platforms team, focused on the content program. James is responsible for engineering on authoring applications, tooling, and integration patterns in Pearson’s next generation content workflow.