SDI Media has its headquarters in Los Angeles, California with centralized hubs in Warsaw, Poland, and Manila, Philippines. With a global executive team, SDI Media has senior management representatives available to service our global network of clients across all territories.
Mark joined SDI in 2016, bringing almost three decades of experience to the team. He held prior industry roles as the COO of Panavision (cameras & lenses for cinema), CEO of National Mobile Television (television production trucks/OB vans) and was a Partner with Bain & Company’s Media/Technology practice (management consulting). He has a track record of helping investor-backed companies achieve their full potential through strategic focus and operational improvement. He serves as President of the Board of Camp Gilboa in Southern California. He has a Bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Richard Andrews joined SDI in 2009 with over 30 years of experience in the media business including roles as SVP/COO of Content Management at Ascent Media, President of Creative and Distribution Services at Technicolor, and President and CEO of Vidfilm International Digital. For the first few years of his career Richard served in operational roles, gradually moving into positions with greater focus on client services and management. In the mid-90s, while at Technicolor, Richard oversaw the establishment of facilities in Europe and Asia.
Michael Tang joined SDI in 2004 to oversee the business in Asia. Prior to joining SDI Michael worked for Turner Broadcasting where he was the Director of Network Distribution in South East Asia. He was responsible for the distribution of CNN and Cartoon Network to cable, DTH, hotel, and mobile operators. Prior to that, Michael worked as a broadcast engineer for Television Corporation of Singapore, as a programming manager for Channel 5 in Singapore and as a sales manager for Williams Communications. Michael graduated from Imperial College London.
Sharyn Hopkins has been with SDI Media since 2003 and has held positions at SDI’s London, UK office and Los Angeles headquarters. Sharyn worked as a technical localization producer at Visiontext (a former Ascent Media company) until she joined SDI Media in a Client Management role in the UK office with a brief stint in the Los Angeles office. Following the transfer to SDI’s LA office, Sharyn returned to the UK to become Head of Client Services where she continued in this role for 2 years before moving into Business Development and eventually, into her current position. Sharyn has been in her current position since 2012 and oversees the team of Account Directors servicing SDI’s key accounts in Europe. Sharyn graduated from the University of Westminster.