Alex Connock

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Original short description: "British digital content executive"

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Alex Connock
Born (1965-06-30) 30 June 1965 (age 55)
Nationality British

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


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]


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

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).


  1. Fenton, Ben (16 June 2010). "Profile: Alex Connock of Ten Alps". 
  2. Alex Connock is managing director of Shine North, Shine Group, n.d.,, retrieved 4 June 2014 
  3. "Alex Connock leaves Endemol Shine North". 3 July 2017. 
  4. "Ten Alps: Alex Connock". Startups. 2 Dec 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. 
  7. "Board Members - Hallé Orchestra". 
  8. "Who works at Unicef UK? - Unicef UK". 
  9. Alex Connock. Template:Webarchive Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  10. Entrepreneur in Residence, INSEAD, n.d.,, retrieved 4 June 2014 
  11. Fellowships – Alex Connock, Reuter's Institute for the Study of Journalism, n.d.,, retrieved 4 June 2014 
  12. "Sumi Connock returns to BBC as global formats head". 

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