Alex Connock

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Alex Connock
Born (1965-06-30) 30 June 1965 (age 54)
NationalityBritish

Alex Connock is a British digital media executive.[1]

Career[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Connock is the former Managing Director of Television, and a branded content producer at Endemol Shine North, leaving the company in 2017.[2][3] He co-founded the media group Ten Alps with Bob Geldof and was its CEO from 1998 to 2011. Previously, he was an executive at the Television production company Planet 24 from 1992 to 1998.[4][5]Template:Unreliable source?[6] He is a trustee of the UNICEF UK and the Halle Concerts Society (Halle Orchestra) and is a voting member of the BAFTA.[7][8]

Fellowships[edit | hide | edit source]

Connock has held numerous academic roles throughout his career including Associate Fellow focused on e-commerce video studies at Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford,[9] Entrepreneur in Residence at INSEAD (Fontainebleau),[10] Visiting Professor in digital innovation at Manchester Metropolitan University, Visiting Professor at University of Salford Business School, Visiting Professor at University of Sunderland, and Visiting Fellow at Reuter's Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University 2011–13.[11]

Personal Life[edit | hide | edit source]

Connock married television producer Sumi Connock in 1998, a global formats executive at BBC Worldwide.[12] He holds degrees from Oxford University (PPE St Johns College), Columbia University (Journalism), and INSEAD (MBA).

References[edit | hide | edit source]

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  2. Alex Connock is managing director of Shine North, Shine Group, n.d., archived from the original on 6 June 2014, retrieved 4 June 2014
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  4. "Ten Alps: Alex Connock". Startups. 2 December 2004. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  5. "Alex Connock: TV Super Tsar". Growth Business. 11 May 2006. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  6. "Profile:Alex Connock of Ten Alps". Financial Times. 16 June 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
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  9. Alex Connock. Archived 7 July 2018 at the Wayback Machine SBS.ox.ac.uk. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  10. Entrepreneur in Residence, INSEAD, n.d., archived from the original on 2 May 2014, retrieved 4 June 2014
  11. Fellowships – Alex Connock, Reuter's Institute for the Study of Journalism, n.d., archived from the original on 7 June 2014, retrieved 4 June 2014
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