Jason Spingarn-Koff

Jason Spingarn-Koff has more than 15 years of experience as a media executive, filmmaker and journalist creating award-winning content. As director of original documentary programming at Netflix, he is an executive on films and series for a global audience. Formerly commissioning editor for opinion video at The New York Times, Mr. Spingarn-Koff launched and oversaw the acclaimed Op-Docs initiative for short opinion documentaries by independent filmmakers, publishing more than 165 short films and winning two Emmys and a Peabody Award. He directed the feature-length documentary “Life 2.0,” which premiered at Sundance in 2010 and was acquired by OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. His prior films and journalism have appeared on PBS, BBC, MSNBC, Time.com and Wired News. He was a MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow and is a graduate of Brown University and the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.