Speaker Biography

Alon Shtruzman

TitleCEO, Keshet International
BioAlon Shtruzman, CEO of Keshet International (KI), is charged with running Keshet Media Group’s international production and distribution operations and expanding its footprint to new territories. Since joining Keshet in 2012, Shtruzman has grown the business to become one of the top 10 distributors of formats in the world (source: K7) and the fourth largest exporter to Asia (source: “Content Asia Formats Outlook”). The KI network now includes international offices in London (Keshet UK), Los Angeles (Keshet Studios), Hong Kong & Mumbai (Keshet Asia), Mexico City (Keshet MX) and Munich (Tresor Produktions) as well as the recently established Keshet Digital Studios, Keshet International Gaming, Keshet Films, and kids’ & family divisions.

Under Shtruzman, Keshet has launched some of the world’s most sought after scripted and non-scripted properties internationally including PRISONERS OF WAR, upon which the prime time Emmy® winner HOMELAND was based; gripping espionage thriller FALSE FLAG; the high octane game show BOOM!; hit interactive talent show RISING STAR and children’s talent show MASTER CLASS. They have gone on to be adapted extensively throughout Western Europe and the US, as well as entering several markets in Asia, Latin America and CEE. Keshet Studios secured four US pilots in the 2017/2018 season alone, three of which received full series orders: FOR GOD & COUNTRY (NBC), WISDOM OF THE CROWD (CBS) and STRAY WEEDS (w-t HBO).