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Michael Fasulo

President and COO, Sony Electronics

Michael Fasulo is a long-time Sony executive currently serving as president and COO of Sony Electronics’ San Diego office. Sony Electronics is based in San Diego and has approximately 2,000 employees here; parent company Sony Corp. is based in Japan. Fasulo has served in a variety of ascending positions at Sony since 1984, including president and coo of Sony Electronics; executive vice president of Sales Operations and CMO for direct-to-consumer sales and marketing initiatives. He currently oversees operations in the U.S. and Canada. He is on the boards of the Consumer Technology Association, The Digital Entertainment Group and the national Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Alma Mater: Rowan University, Columbia University, Michigan State University, UCLA