(written from a Production point of view)
Kit Conners (born January 1981) is a filmmaker who worked on 2009's Star Trek as a Production Assistant.  According to the IMDb he is currently working as production assistant on the Star Trek Into Darkness.
He attended three different high schools: Jackson Hole High in Wyoming; Woods Cross High in Utah; and Orcas Island High in Eastsound, Washington. He graduated from the latter in 1999. He moved on to attend the Brooks Institute of Photography in Ventura, California, from which he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film Production in 2005. He is married and currently lives in California.
Conners has written and directed several short films, including Doughboys, Asking Claire, and Three Minutes in Iraq. He was chosen as one of 130 quarterfinalists in the American Screenwriters Association's 11th Annual International Screenplay Competition for his script entitled Within the Show. 
All eleven Star Trek films – including the yet-to-be released film on which he worked – are among Conner's favorite movies, and TOS and TNG are among his favorite television shows. He also lists Captain Kirk and Star Trek director J.J. Abrams as some of his heroes.