John Calkins is a Los Angeles-based media executive with 20 years of global experience in film and television distribution and strategy. His experience extends to both the theatrical and home entertainment markets. He currently serves as CEO of ROW8 Entertainment, a digital distribution business focused on secure delivery of high value content to the home. Prior, he served as President of Programming at AMC Entertainment, Inc., where he led the studio partnership team to create more overall shared value in the first window of film exploitation. He has also held positions at Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., IBM and McKinsey & Co.