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Richard Reid

Richard Reid

As Vice President of Global Platform Services at Discovery Communications, Richard Reid leads Global Platform Services spanning the company’s information technology needs. In this role, he provides strategic direction to ensure alignment and collaboration with businesses while driving and efficiency in a rapidly evolving infrastructure landscape.

An eight-year Discovery veteran, Reid has wide-ranging experience in IT infrastructure platform design, configuration and management. Prior to assuming his current role, he served as the Director of Global Infrastructure Services, where he led a team of more than 70 IT engineering and operations staff delivering reliable platforms and infrastructure solutions.

Reid began his career as an IT engineer, working with Time Warner for 10 years providing IT and Infrastructure across EMEA

Reid is based at Discovery Communications’ EMEA Headquarters in London.