Josh Cogswell joined Tribune Media Company as Chief Product Officer in May 2015. He is responsible for developing and driving digital strategy, execution, and product development across the company.
Cogswell works across the company’s broadcasting, data and studio divisions to deliver groundbreaking products and services tailored toward a new generation of fans. Driving audience development and engagement, he shepherds user experience, design, engineering and technical operations.
Cogswell joined Tribune Media from Viacom Inc. where he spent 15 years in positions of increasing responsibility delivering media and technology innovation across the company’s film and television brands. As Senior Vice President of Product Management, he led the strategy and development of Viacom’s multiplatform solutions including video, social media, mobile, advertising, search, measurement, content management and distribution. He built and led the company’s consumer-first tech R&D team and managed digital engineering operations, where he was responsible for driving key business partnerships and programs benefitting subsidiaries including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Paramount Pictures.
Cogswell’s career started in film production in Los Angeles. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Music and Business, and received his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.