Alex Connock

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Alex Connock, Chief Executive, Ten Alps Plc.

"Co-founded Ten Alps 1999 with Bob Geldof, and listed it in 2001 on AiM. Ten Alps is a leading multimedia producer with a £68m turnover 2009-10 through two divisions. Content companies are Brook Lapping, Films of Record, Below the Radar, Ten Alps Asia and Blakeway, making agenda-setting TV output for BBC, Channel 4, plus online channels Teachers TV and Newton TV. Communications companies are corporate responsibility producer DBDA, plus Ten Alps Creative, Vision and Media - together a market leader in online/offline B2B and public sector contract publishing with around 500 trade titles. Several times shortlisted as Entrepreneur of the Year, Entrepreneur in Residence at INSEAD (Fontainebleau), a NESTA mentor to startup media companies and a PACT council member. In the North-West, where he lives, regional Chairman of the Royal Television Society, Governor of Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Professor at Salford University. Career prior to Ten Alps in TV and Radio for Granada, BBC and Planet 24. Education: Manchester Grammar, BA from St John's College, Oxford in Politics and Economics, a Master's in in Journalism from Columbia University and MBA from INSEAD. Speaks at conferences and blogs on media entrepreneurship for Grant Thornton and Manchester Business School. Also a photographer." [1]

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  1. Directors, Ten Alps, accessed May 31, 2010.