Sony Reorganizes Digital Division

In U.S., Sony is realigning its digital division that will consolidate its digital services platform operations under recently appointed CTO Phil Wiser.

Among the changes taking place is the resignation of Sony Pictures Digital Networks’ executive vp Patrick Kennedy. He will not be replaced. Internally, the effort to provide a uniform technology platform for Sony’s services has been under way for several months. The digital services platform group’s stable of software engineers is charged with developing the technology used to operate various Internet-based entertainment ventures such as, SoapCity, Screenblast and Movielink, as well as services such as Sony Pictures Mobile and online promotional arm Sony Pictures Integrated Network.