President & CEO, CuriosityStream
Elizabeth Hendricks North leads all strategy and operations for CuriosityStream, the world’s first ad-free streaming service for documentary programming, as well as its companion businesses. Working with experienced content producers and multi-platform developers, CuriosityStream is establishing itself as the premiere online destination for quality nonfiction content in science, technology, history and nature.
As President & CEO, Elizabeth oversees negotiations with the world’s best factual filmmakers and producers to secure exclusive SVOD rights for engaging and impactful programming. Her responsibilities also encompass Curiosity Studios, CuriosityStream’s in-house production studio, which has produced some of the most popular series on the platform including Deep Time History, DIGITS and Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places.
CuriosityStream is available in 196 countries worldwide on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV as well as iOS and Android devices. The service is home to award-winning and popular titles such as David Attenborough’s Light On Earth, Next World with Michio Kaku, and Origami Code.
Prior to launching CuriosityStream, Elizabeth led various ownership and marketing initiatives as Vice President of Hendricks Investment Holdings, LLC. Her involvement in the design, operation and marketing of the family-owned Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa culminated in top honors from Condé Naste Traveler readers as the #1 resort in Colorado. Since 2007, Elizabeth has served as Trustee of the John and Maureen Hendricks Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organization that has contributed over $30 million to a wide variety of causes, from basic social services to science research. Before joining her family’s enterprises, Elizabeth held positions at the Cato Institute and ABC News. She graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in History.