Speaker Conrad Riggs
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Head of Unscripted Programming
Amazon Prime Video
As Head of Unscripted Programming for Amazon Prime Video, Conrad Riggs is leading a global business to deliver Prime members world-class content that matches the high-caliber of the award-winning original programming that has built Amazon’s Prime Video service.
Based at Amazon Studios headquarters in Los Angeles, Riggs and his team have created and oversee series that include: All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals, a groundbreaking co-production with NFL Films; the well-received Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse, featuring the respected and much-loved chef. Currently in production are shows such as Novak, a docuseries following the life of famed athlete Novak Djokovic, Lore, based on the award-winning, critically-acclaimed podcast about true life scary stories and American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story—charting the life and achievements of one of the world’s best-known entrepreneurs and social activists.
Prior to joining Amazon, Riggs headed his own production company after serving as a partner in Mark Burnett Productions–the groundbreaking producer of unscripted television, with shows such as Survivor, Eco-Challenge, The Apprentice, The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, Rock Star, Gold Rush, The Casino, Martha Stewart’s daytime syndicated series, The Contender, Are You Smarter Than a Third Grader, The Bible and The Voice. While there, Riggs garnered multiple Emmy nominations.
A former executive at The Walt Disney Co., Riggs is a graduate of Northwestern Law and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Applied Sciences from UCLA.
Speaking on: Keynote Conversation: Conrad Riggs, Amazon Prime Video