Special guest of KMW 2013

Partner of Michael Grindon visit 




International TV industry expert, who turned SONY PICTURES TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL (SPTI) into a multibillion empire. Under Grindon’s supervision  SPTI annual revenues grew up to $2.0 billion. Due to Michael Grindon and his team (1200 TV professionals worldwide) today Sony operates 122 channels in 140 countries with audience more than 435 000 000 households, production facilities of SPTI (9000 hours of a content) launched at more than 20 key territories worldwide.





The special lecture of TV industry guru Michael Grindon took place in the course of KYIV MEDIA WEEK:


When: 11 September 2013, 3 p.m.

Where: Conference hall of Radisson Blu hotel,  22 Yaroslavov Val St., Kyiv


A 360-degree view to understand what’s happened in TV and where we’re going.

  • Historical perspective on the television business;
  • Case study: impact of the Internet on the music business;
  • Changing TV consumer habits;
  • Technological changes;
  • Changing TV consumer habits;
  • Technological changes;
  • Changing content: production and distribution;
  • New revenue models;
  • Implications for CIS territories.

For 15 years Michael Grindon served as president of Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI). SPTI is responsible for all of SPE’s television production, distribution and networks businesses outside of the United States. During Grindon’s career at SPTI, annual division revenues grew from less than $100 million to over $2 billion.

Grindon managed all of SPTI’s lines of business, which include the distribution of SPE’s feature films and television programming to television, mobile and digital content delivery outlets around the world; local television production in key international markets; and international television networks. 

Learn more about Michael Grindon 

The unique opportunity to learn the secrets of success from the global TV industry guru!

In case of any questions, please contact:

Kristina Kostenetska tel. +38 044 459 4610 or info@mrm.ua