Alex Connock

Alex Connock

Associate Fellow

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 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. Alex is also Board Director at UK5G, UNICEF UK and The Halle Orchestra and an Academy full member at BAFTA.