Endemol Shine North America
Ben Samek has served as Chief Operating Officer, Endemol Shine North America, since March 2015. He originally joined Endemol in 2014. Samek manages the company's relationships with subsidiary companies Authentic Entertainment, 51 Minds, Original Media and True Entertainment. He oversees the company's operations and corp dev activities: HR, finance, franchise team, as well its digital group "Endemol Shine Beyond". Prior to his current role, he served as COO for 51 Minds where he helped grow the company into an industry heavyweight.