Benito Manlio Mari is a manager since 2000 at the Italian headquarters of Sony Europe and is responsible for the Media Solutions sector of the Professional Solutions Europe department.
Sony, a leading company in the field of media and communication and in the development of technological solutions for the professional sector, has commissioned Mari to manage and develop the strategic customer area of the “broadcast” segment, a sector aimed at national and international television organizations where the vision technological renewal represents the connecting element between the market and the manufacturer.
His training, in the long career path in Sony, has seen the participation in multiple training courses dedicated to management techniques for the management of individual and group relationships.
The management experience has matured both through the continuous dialogue with the market, interfacing managerial profile contacts belonging to primary organizations and executive customers, and thanks to a constant exchange with the Sony Headquarters (European and Japanese), with participation in meetings in Europe and worldwide, representing Italy as a member of the planning groups for the application development of the new technology and business segments.
Its distinctive elements are the ability to exercise leadership in the sphere of internal and external relations and within the working groups created for the management of strategic projects.
Former President of HD Forum Italia, an association made up of eighteen leading companies and organizations belonging to the telecommunication sector that set up the Forum to promote and affirm High Definition and beyond in the Italian audiovisual and multimedia market. Speaker at international conferences, he writes specialized articles in trade journals.