John O’Donovan is CTO for the Consumer Products and Platforms of Dow Jones including the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Barrons and Financial News.

John is a technologist focused on realising the value of technology to empower great products through technology change, strategy and delivery.

John was previously CTO of the Financial Times where he oversaw many of the technology and cultural changes that drove the successful digital transformation of the FT as well as Chief Architect of BBC iPlayer which revolutionised catch-up television. Among a long and established career as a technology thought leader, he has also been Chief Architect of BBC News and Sport and Director of Technology at the Press Association redefining how real time data, news and other content is made and distributed.