Speaker Jon Kamen

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Jon Kamen

Chairman & CEO


Founding Chairman and CEO Jon Kamen’s artistic vision has solidified RadicalMedia’s position as one of the world’s leading generators of premium content in nearly every medium possible, including television, film, graphic, and interactive design.

RadicalMedia is an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Peabody Award-winning producer whose work includes the Academy Award®-winning The Fog of War; the Academy®-nominated and Emmy Award®-nominated Paradise Lost documentaries for HBO; the Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy Award®- winning Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?; Netflix’s Emmy Award®-nominated David Letterman: My Next Guest Needs No Introduction; Showtime’s Emmy Award®-nominated The Fourth Estate.

RadicalMedia’s most recent work includes National Geographic’s Paris to Pittsburgh and From the Ashes in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies. Television credits also include the Emmy Award®-winning first episode of AMC’s Mad Men, PBS’s Hamilton America, National Geographic’s MARS, Netflix’s Bobby Kennedy for President and Abstract, six seasons of Oprah Winfrey’s Masterclass, and six seasons of Sundance Channel’s Iconoclasts.

Kamen, a recipient of the 2018 Gotham Award, Smithsonian’s National Design Award and Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s “Made in NY” Award and won the Grammy for The Concert for George. He is the Vice-Chair of the board of trustees for the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and sits on the boards of the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, The Museum of the Moving Image, and Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation.

Radical has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, and Shanghai, although Kamen chooses to live in NYC.

Speaking on: Master Class: American Portrait

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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