John W. Eck (BS '82)
Academy of Alumni Fellows 2002
John Eck was named President, Broadcast and Network Operations, NBC, in July 1998. He oversees production operations, program distribution, real estate and sourcing at NBC. He reports to Andy Lack, the President and Chief Operating Officer of NBC.
Before his appointment as the head of Broadcast and Network Operations, Eck served as Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer. Prior to the Quality assignment, Eck had been named Chief Financial Officer for NBC International and Business Development. He joined NBC in 1993 as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis.
Before joining NBC, he held various financial positions with GE, including GE Capital, GE Power Generation and GE Aircraft Engines. He started his career in GE's Financial Management Program with GE Lighting.
Eck is the recipient of the distinguished Boy Scouts of America 2001 Communication Arts Industries 'Good Scout' Award. He is a member of the David Rockefeller Fellows 2001-2002 Program.
Eck graduated with a bachelor's degree in business from Indiana University, where he currently serves as a member on the Dean's Advisory Council for Indiana University. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Debbie, and their two children, Christopher and Danielle.