Heather Kadin is an accomplished producer whose body of work spans a wide range of television shows and feature films. Kadin serves as an executive producer on the CBS All Access sci-fi drama STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and has served as an executive producer on “Salvation,” “Scorpion” and “Limitless,” all on the Network. Also, Kadin serves as executive producer on STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, and on the upcoming untitled “Star Trek” Jean-Luc Picard series.
Currently, Kadin serves as President of Television at Alex Kurtzman’s production company, Secret Hideout. Previously, she worked with Kurtzman at K/O Paper Products, where she served as President of Television.
Kadin began her television career in 2000 at ABC, where she worked closely with J.J. Abrams and future collaborators Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci on “Alias.” During her time at ABC, Kadin was an integral part in the development of some of the network’s longest-running series, including “Lost,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Desperate Housewives.”
In 2004 Kadin joined Warner Bros. Television, where she reteamed with Abrams, Orci and Kurtzman to develop the cult series “Fringe.” Kadin also played an instrumental role in the development of other celebrated shows including “The Closer,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Supernatural,” and “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.” Also, she served as an executive producer on “Sleepy Hollow.”
Prior to her career in television, Kadin ran Tom Shadyac’s Shady Acres Entertainment. While part of the production company, Kadin worked on feature film projects such as “Patch Adams,” “Bruce Almighty” and “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.”
Kadin is a graduate of the University of Michigan. Currently, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons. Follow her on Twitter @hkadin.