Kelly Merryman Hoogstraten

Chief Executive Officer
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For the last 20 years, Kelly has been at the forefront of innovation in digital media and technology, holding senior leadership roles at Netflix, YouTube and Aura. Most recently, Kelly was President & COO at Aura where she spearheaded the company's product and go-to-market strategy and oversaw the product, sales, marketing and operations teams. From 2015-2021 Kelly served as Vice President of Content Partnerships at YouTube, where she led the global partnership strategy and management of content creators and media companies across the Americas. Prior to YouTube, Kelly was Vice President, Content Acquisition at Netflix from 2007-2014, driving the company's international expansion across markets in Western Europe, Canada and Latin America. Kelly also held positions at Sony Pictures, Bain & Company and Audax Group.

Jon Erwin

Founder & Chief Content Officer
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In 2002, Jon Erwin founded a production company with his brother, Andrew.Their first ventures were commercials, documentaries, and music videos. In 2010, Jon and Andrew began exclusively developing dramatic feature films such as the surprise hit I CAN ONLY IMAGINE, earning more than $83 million at the box office. In 2019, Jon and Andrew launched Kingdom Story Company, alongside their partners Kevin Downes and Tony Young, with a first-look deal with Lionsgate. Jon has become the first and only director to receive an A+ CinemaScore® four times with his recent film, JESUS REVOLUTION. He is also the author of the book Beyond Valor: A World War II Story of Extraordinary Heroism, Sacrificial Love, and a Race Against Time, which tells the amazing true story of his grandfather Red Erwin, who received the Congressional Medal of Honor in World War II.