President, Sony DADC New Media Solutions
Michael Frey serves as the President of New Media Solutions for Sony DADC, a position he assumed in 2010. In this role, he is responsible for the development, implementation and execution of innovative Digital Supply Chain solutions for customers across the media and entertainment industry. Drawing on his vast supply chain expertise and knowledge of the global media marketplace, Mr. Frey leads a best-in-class team focused on developing uniquely advanced digital solutions that allow content owners and distributors to capitalize on surging consumer demand for music, video, games, software, and other emerging media content.
Mr. Frey joined Sony in 2004 as President of Sony DADC Americas, where he directed all product lines for both physical and digital media and leveraged his industry expertise to grow Sony DADC’s business by more than 30 percent. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Frey served as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Operations for Technicolor, spearheading supply chain operations for its Home Entertainment Services Division. Specifically, he was responsible for building and expanding distribution and end-to-end supply chain capabilities to support customer demands, and developed services and systems to enhance customers’ operational performance in a cost-effective manner.
Prior to joining Technicolor, Mr. Frey was Senior Vice President, Customer Fulfillment Operations and iMusic for EMI Music Distribution. In this position, he headed EMI Music’s manufacturing and distribution operations. In addition, he led initiatives to build the company’s time-sensitive digital infrastructure, restructured commercial trading terms, created strategic account teams to service top customers and developed a commercial service organization to support sales.
From 1987 to 1998, Mr. Frey was Associate Partner, Electronics and High Tech Practice, at Accenture, leading numerous supply chain strategy and operations turnaround engagements for a diverse range of clients. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Irvine.