Speaker

Erika North

Head of International Originals & Content - Asia, Netflix

Erika North
Head of International Originals & Content – Asia, Netflix

Erika North oversees Netflix’s content development from companies and independent producers in the region. North’s extensive entertainment experience covers Asia, New York and London.

Before joining Netflix, North was head of HBO Asia’s programming and production strategies from 2009 to early 2017 where she was responsible for the creation of original content and executive producer for supernatural drama “The Teenage Psychic”, fantasy drama “Halfworlds”, period detective series “Serangoon Road”, supernatural horror “Grace” and action-horror feature film “Dead Mine”. Prior to HBO, North was with then Singtel’s mobile TV platform called Mio TV. Prior to this, she co-founded a multi-platform film distribution company.

North graduated in film, drama and English literature from the University of Reading and has a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.