Heather Kadin is an accomplished producer whose body of work spans a range of iconic television shows and feature films from this past decade.
Currently, Kadin serves as President of Television at Alex Kurtzman’s new banner, Secret Hideout. Previously, she worked with Kurtzman at K/O Paper Products, where she served as president of television and executive produced a number of successful television series, including Scorpion and Hawaii Five-0 on CBS as well as Sleepy Hollow, which just wrapped a successful four-year run on FOX. She continues to serve as an executive producer for these Scorpion and Hawaii Five-0 through Secret Hideout, where she is also an executive producer on
CBS’s upcoming summer event series Salvation and midseason drama Instinct as well as the highly-anticipated Star Trek: Discovery.
In 2004, Kadin joined Warner Bros. Television where she re-teamed with leading producers J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci and Kurtzman to develop the cult genre series Fringe. Furthermore, Kadin played an instrumental role in the development of other celebrated shows including The Closer, The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
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.
Prior to her career in television, Kadin ran Tom Shadyac’s Shady Acres Entertainment. While part of the production company, Kadin worked on projects such as Patch Adams, Bruce Almighty and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.
Kadin is a graduate of the University of Michigan and currently resides in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and two sons.