LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced that Mr. Man Jit Singh, the new president of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, will keynote the 22nd IHS PEVE Entertainment Business Futures Conference on 30 September.
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“The speaker list at this year’s event is an all-star line-up,” said Ben Keen, chief analyst for IHS Technology and host of the event. “We are thrilled that Mr. Singh will be using the IHS PEVE conference to tell the industry about his new vision for the company. “After great success with Sony Pictures TV Network business in India as well as outstanding experience in the Internet space, Mr. Singh is bringing a fresh strategic direction to the global home entertainment sector and will be sharing these insights with our conference guests,” Keen said.
About Mr. Singh
Mr. Singh oversees all aspects of Sony’s worldwide home entertainment division, including sales, marketing and operations. Prior to joining SPHE, Mr. Singh was chief executive officer for Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. (MSM), the operating company that manages Sony Pictures Television's TV networks in India, which includes the channels SET, SAB, PIX, AXN, MIX, SIX, LIV and MAX. He continues as non-executive chairman at MSM.
Mr. Singh has a strong background in technology, entertainment, and consumer products, with more than 20 years of experience in global operations, working in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. He was the chief executive of Talent Tree Staffing, and also was the founder and chief executive of Internet start-ups such as Futurestep.com and Compete Inc. Mr. Singh spent much of his early career in general management consulting, and he held senior positions at several firms, including The Cast Group and Cresap in Los Angeles. He began his career at Nestle India.
A resident of Los Angeles, Mr. Singh received his MBA from UCLA's Anderson Graduate School of Business, with a B.A. in economics from St. Stephens College, Delhi University, Delhi, India. He has a post-graduate diploma in management from The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India.
About the IHS PEVE conference
The 22nd annual PEVE conference has been radically re-shaped to reflect the rapidly changing dynamics of the film and TV markets. Its sole focus is on the future of the entertainment business.
Within every facet of increasingly complex film and TV value chains, IHS aims to illuminate the hottest industry challenges and hear from industry leaders who are driving genuine innovation in entertainment business models. Accordingly, IHS has scoured the world to find the architects who are building tomorrow’s most exciting content businesses.
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SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) company. Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. For additional information, go to http://www.sonypictures.com.