D. Quincy Johnson

D. Quincy Johnson

Vice President, Distribution Technology Strategy & Integration


D. Quincy Johnson is Vice President, Distribution Technology Strategy & Integration for Turner.  In this role, Johnson provides guidance and strategic direction related to technology issues that impact Turner’s content distribution business.  He is responsible for assisting content deal teams with deal preparation and negotiation, working with account teams and Turner affiliates to align technology goals and roadmaps and partnering with business development and technology to develop and enhance technology related content strategies across the company. He is based in Atlanta and reports to Scott Miller, executive vice president content negotiations and strategy for Turner.

Johnson began his career at Turner over twenty years ago as a satellites and transmissions intern, and has since been an integral part of the team dedicated to the engineering and development of both broadcast and digital delivery systems for Turner.  Most recently, Johnson was vice president of strategic products for the global technology organization (GTO) where he provided strategic leadership for platform solutions that supported network and digital brand initiatives.  Prior, he was vice

president, digital ad systems and managed the advertising platforms development, integration, testing, and execution for Turner’s digital properties.  Johnson also worked in various leadership and technical positions within technology and operations where his responsibilitiesincluded the design, installation, and integration of broadcast systems and technology.  He was the engineering lead for the broadcast facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina for Turner Latin America. 


Johnson serves on the board of directors of the Technology Association of Georgia’s Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) and the board of directors of Victory World Christian School as board treasurer.  He is co-Chair of the Black Professionals @ Turner business resource group and was a past president of the National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications’ (NAMIC) Atlanta Chapter.  Johnson was named the Society of Cable and Telecommunications Engineer’s (SCTE) Young Engineer of the Year. He was named a 2015 Georgia Game Changer in Digital Media and Entertainment by the Technology Association of Georgia, and he was a recipient of NAMIC’s 2015 Next Generation Leader Award.  Johnson has been listed among “The Most Influential Minorities in Cable” by CableFAX magazine from 2012-2016.  Additionally, he received the 2012 Multicultural Leadership Award from the National Diversity Council.   


Johnson earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering (BSEE) degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master of business administration (MBA) from Georgia State University.   He is also a graduate of the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Turner Content Distribution (TCD) is responsible for the multi-platform distribution and marketing of Turner’s ten domestic linear networks and on-demand branded content to all traditional and emerging distribution partners throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. TCD also establishes the distribution strategy for Turner’s portfolio of digital brands, as well as manages the relationships with partners across the VOD, OTT, SVOD and AVOD landscape.


TCD is part of Turner, a WarnerMedia company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Turner owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, FilmStruck, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, Super Deluxe, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports.

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