John S. Pike, Chief Executive Officer
John brings 40 years of television experience to AMP Communications, both at the network and studio level. He served as Executive Vice President of MGM where he was responsible for the development, production, marketing and financing of various television series, tele-films, and mini-series for both broadcast and pay networks. For over 13 years John also was President of Paramount Network Television and International Production. In that capacity he brought iconic shows such as TV’s “Cheers,” “Frazier,” “Family Ties,” “MacGyver,” “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Space,” and “Wings” to market. In total, John has produced over 10,000 hours of television programming and over 500 hours of movie and mini-series programming.
Cliff Allman, Chief Operations Officer
Cliff has been in the media and publishing industry for over 35 years. His professional experience includes executive positions at Newsweek, People, TIME and Sports Illustrated magazines where he was responsible for advertising sales and sales management. His experience spans across digital platforms as well – he was integral in the launch and online sales initiative for SI.com and havoc telelvsion.com, where he also spearheaded sales and development of pay-per-view programming. Additionally, Cliff has participated in corporate sponsorship sales of global sports events like the Olympics, and secured funds for various IMAX films such as The Ultimate Wave.
Dallas Marvil, President of Sales and Marketing Strategy
Dallas has been in the media business for over 35 years. He served in a marketing capacity at Sunset Magazine for approximately 5 years, followed by a 26-year tenure at Sports Illustrated in advertising sales and sales management . Upon leaving S.I. in 2007, he formed a partnership with Cliff Allman – Allman/Marvil – that served a diverse client base from American Express Publishing to The Tennis Company, and North American Media Group to K2 Communications to havoc television. Dallas’ experience includes work across all media channels, including magazines, digital, television and IMAX films, and on behalf of a variety of non-profit and government organizations such as Stanford University, the Environmental Defense Fund, the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration, and UNESCO.