In addition to his management responsibilities, O’Connor executive produces and produces multiple ongoing projects, including the feature documentaries: Tony Robbins: Not Your Guru and Under the Influence: Keith Richards for Netflix; Whitey: The United States of America vs. James J. Bulger for CNN Films and Magnolia Pictures; and Hank: Five Years From the Brink for Netflix and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. O’Connor also produced David Blaine: Real or Magic a primetime special for ABC, and the films Doc and Darryl and You Don’t Know Bo for ESPN’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning 30 for 30 series.
He is currently executive producing the 6-part global television event MARS with Imagine Entertainment’s Ron Howard and Brian Grazer for National Geographic Channel, America Divided a 5-part documentary series on the income inequality gap in America with fellow executive producers Common, Norman Lear and Shonda Rhimes for EPIX, and showrunning an 8-part documentary series for Netflix.
Prior to joining RadicalMedia, O’Connor was Co-Executive Producer and Vice President of Production at Embassy Row, a NYC-based global format and production company. While there, O’Connor developed and co-produced the critically acclaimed documentary The Tillman Story, the groundbreaking The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Film in 3D and co-created and launched Men In Blazers now on NBC Sports along with reality series and gameshows for several cable networks.
O’Connor began his career at ESPN, where among other things, he worked with a team of producers and programmers on ESPNʼs World Series of Poker, using new production techniques to turn a stale and underperforming property into a ratings phenomenon that endures more than a decade after its relaunch.
O’Connor holds a MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business and his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware. He lives in Brooklyn with his daughter Ava and his son Otis and loves games in all forms, woodworking, surfing and being a dad.