Alex Connock

Alex Connock

Associate Fellow


Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HP

Profile

Dr Alex Connock is an entrepreneur and academic in digital media, with a particular specialisation in video and e-commerce.

In 2018, he founded Missile Digital Studios, having previously built production companies Endemol Shine North and Ten Alps (now Zinc Media), which he co-founded with Bob Geldof. Alex has six times been shortlisted as Entrepreneur of the Year.

Academically, alongside his role as an Associate Fellow at the School, Alex is a Senior Tutor in creative entrepreneurship at the National Film and Television School; Entrepreneur in Residence at the European business school INSEAD, Visiting Professor at Salford, Sunderland, Manchester Metropolitan universities; and Creative Leader in Residence at UCLAN. He has a PhD in video optimisation for e-commerce. He is also Board Director at UK5G, UNICEF UK and The Halle Orchestra and an Academy full member at BAFTA.