George Levendis EXECUTIVE: CMO GLOBAL CONTENT - Executive Producer & Show Runner | The Dots

George Levendis

EXECUTIVE: CMO GLOBAL CONTENT - Executive Producer & Show RunnerLondon, United Kingdom
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George Levendis

EXECUTIVE: CMO GLOBAL CONTENT - Executive Producer & Show RunnerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Highly creative and commercially astute, Senior Global Media Executive with extensive experience & comprehensive knowledge of leading TV networks and the entertainment, digital and music industry. A recognised creative & commercial ambassador, who effectively represents organisations in a wide range of environments. Experienced in content development & production with extensive knowledge in international format & artist strategy. Currently leading the development of Red Bull’s first entertainment format, THE CUT, from conception to execution, as well as distribution, and am involved across every facet of the creative, production, music, social media, and commercial strategy as well as developing their format bible, sizzle, and international sales deck. Previously as Chief Operations Officer for Acun Medya Global, he has built a reputation for predicting and responding to global market trends, leading ground-breaking marketing campaigns and defining high impact global growth strategies. Utilises intuitive cultural and market knowledge to build and establish global brands. Understands market analytics and applies strong commercial research insights. Designs formative strategies which consistently deliver and achieve record breaking revenue results. Passionate leader with high emotional intelligence and a keen focus on team building and talent development.
Projects credited in
  • Britain's Got TalentAlesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, David Walliams and Simon Cowell man their buzzers for Britain's Got Talent.
  • Romania’s got Talent•Romania’s got Talent
  • Sweden's Got Talent 2017
  • The X FactorA smash hit format with 51 local versions around the world, The X Factor is open to vocal talent of any style, age 16+, solo acts or groups. A panel of four expert judges from the music industry presides over the initial auditions and whittles down the best of the best into four distinct categories, one assigned to each of the four judges. During the later live rounds the audience gets to vote for the act that should be eliminated each week. So it’s not just the performers who are competing; th
  • Asia's Got TalentAsia's Got Talent was a reality show produced in Singapore by Fremantle for AXN. I had been previously working as a producer and director on other shows for Fremantle in Singapore and after receiving a pay rise, was moved to AGT. My duties included being a story producer, casting producer (during development before the show was green lit - also during casting itself). I also directed shoots connected to brand relationships during the production cycle. I worked as a story producer during the Open Auditions building stories around the contestants and later during the live finals shows.
  • Got talent
Work history
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    Chief Marketing OfficerANTENNA Group
    Athens, GreeceFull Time
    Executive Produce & Show RunnerRed Bull Media House
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Report directly to Red Bull’s CEO regarding The CUT, a new priority UK & US-based music format launched in key markets in 2019/2020. The format pairs unsigned singer-songwriters with emerging producers in a competition to write and produce a new song in 12 hours. Winners receive a publishing deal and studio time with Red Bull Songs. Oversee 60+ production team and contestants. • Balanced corporate and stakeholder complexity across all levels to deliver comprehensive production oversight, from conception to on-air, including commercial format production, international roll-out setup, and format bible creation. • Tasked to devise a global distribution plan requiring the addition of a complete 360° social media strategy as well as a music release initiative supporting the format with single releases coinciding with the format release across key DSPs, Apple, Spotify, YouTube and Soundcloud.
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Skills
  • Project Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Digital Content
  • New Media
  • Broadcast Television
  • Music
  • Music Curation
  • Consumer Lifestyle
  • Business Strategy
Education
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    Master of ArtsMacquarie University
     - Sydney, Australia
    Master of Arts in Media Management
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    Master of Commerce (Marketing)The University of New South Wales
     - Sydney, Australia
    Master of Commerce in Marketing
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