Chief Digital Strategy Officer at Sony Pictures
Mitch Singer is Chief Digital Strategy Officer at Sony Pictures Entertainment. In this capacity, Singer collaborates with Sony Pictures’ various business units on studio-wide strategies to address the ongoing digital transformation of the entertainment industry – helping to identify digital business opportunities, exploring new products, formats, and services, representing SPE in industry forums, and working to mitigate digital theft. He focuses on emerging and disruptive technologies and evaluates and develops adaptive business models to stay ahead of the technological curve. In addition to developing new consumer usage models, Singer plays a central role in Sony Pictures’ worldwide anti-digital theft and digital rights management efforts. Singer has been the lead negotiator for Sony Pictures in content protection technology licensing issues.
Singer represents the studio in numerous standards setting activities. He currently serves as President of DECE, the 75-member, cross-industry consortium behind UltraViolet (http://www.uvvu.com), the effort to create open standards for digital entertainment distribution enabling consumers to acquire and play content across a wide range of services and devices.
Singer sits on the boards of Motion Picture Laboratories, DVD CCA, Entertainment Technology Center USC, the HDBaseT Alliance as well as the HQME (“High Quality Mobile Experience”) Steering Committee. He also was appointed to the copyright committee for The National Academies’ Board of Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP) and was on the Board of Industry Leaders for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
- Events with Mitch -
May 22, 2013