Who We Are

DEG | The Digital Entertainment Group

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels that support the movie, television, music, consumer electronics and IT industries. Group objectives include:

  • Providing a bridge between content providers and device makers to help drive sales of DEG member products and services.
  • Supporting marketing initiatives to increase awareness and encourage ownership of home entertainment products including 4K Ultra HD, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray Disc and DigitalHD.
  • Expanding education for members on emerging trends to prepare for further industry growth.
  • Creating and implementing standards and best practices in the digital supply chain to improve efficiency.

Our Timeline

Board of Directors

Mike Dunn

President, Product Strategy & Consumer Business Development
20th Century Fox
Chair, DEG

Matt Strauss

EVP, Xfinity Services
Comcast Cable
Vice Chair, DEG

Sofia Chang

EVP, Worldwide Digital Distribution & Home Entertainment
Chief Financial Officer, DEG

Mike Fasulo

President & Chief Operating Officer
Sony Electronics
Secretary, DEG

Ron Sanders

President, Worldwide Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures Group and President, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Ex-Officio, DEG

Bill Sondheim

Cinedigm Entertainment Group
Director, DEG

Phil Goswitz

SVP, Video, Space
& Communications

Director, DEG

Ron Geller

VP, Worldwide Content Relations
Dolby Laboratories
Director, DEG

Adam Rockmore

Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing and Communications
Fandango, FandangoNOW, & Rotten Tomatoes

Director, DEG

Jonathan Zepp

Head of North American Content Partnerships, YouTube & Google Play Movies
Director, DEG

Jeffrey Lawrence

General Manager, Senior Executive Director, Global Content Policy, Standards and Content Protection Services
Director, DEG

Tim Alessi

Director, New Product Development
LG Electronics USA
Director, DEG

Ron Schwartz

President, Home Entertainment
Director, DEG

Dametra Johnson-Marletti

General Manager, Digital Stores Business & Category Management Marketing & Consumer Business
Director, DEG

Bob Buchi

President, Worldwide
Paramount Home Media Distribution
Director, DEG

Marty Gordon

VP, Strategic Partnerships and Alliances
Philips Electronics
Director, DEG

Jim Kiczek

VP, Product Marketing for Digital Video and Audio Products
Samsung Electronics
Director, DEG

Darren Stupak

EVP & General Manager, Sales
Sony Music Entertainment
Director, DEG

Jim Belcher

VP Technology and Production – Digital Strategy
Universal Music Group
Director, DEG

Eddie Cunningham

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Director, DEG

Christopher Oldre

EVP, Pay Television, Digital, Canada & International Home Entertainment
Walt Disney Studios
Director, DEG

Meet Our Staff

Amy Jo Smith

President & CEO


Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Shannon Gregory

Executive Assistant


Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

John Powers

Executive Director


The Godfather

Kristin McQueen

General Counsel


Chariots of Fire

Marcy Magiera



When Harry Met Sally

DEG Global

In addition to the DEG U.S. association, the group has two sister organizations, the DEG Europe and DEG Japan.
Each helps maintain open communication and consistent worldwide messaging.