Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
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 at Saïd Business 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 and Manchester Metropolitan universities; and Creative Leader in Residence at the University of Central Lancashire.
He has a PhD in video optimisation for e-commerce. Alex is also Board Director at UK5G, UNICEF UK and The Halle Orchestra and an Academy full member at BAFTA.