Maurizio Barbieri

As a recognized industry thought leader and innovator, I’ve demonstrated a proven blend of both strategic and tactical capabilities to drive business performance by leveraging a deep understanding of traditional and digital media landscape. The breadth of my experience includes leading organizations through startup, massive growth, and major turnarounds to exceed performance expectations. With a rich blend of operations, finance, marketing, and business development acuity, I’ve acquired a proven track record of high achievements and exceptional results. I’ve capitalized on the explosive digital market to build leading destinations for sports fans, including a startup operation to $10.5M in annual revenues with $3M in profit. As a digital media pioneer, I’ve garnered repeated success and many “firsts” such as the first worldwide to live stream sports events and the first to deliver sports media content to mobile phones. I’ve maximized revenue returns by creating, developing, marketing, and delivering top quality, in-demand content in all areas of entertainment. Some of my career highlights include:

== Increased revenues from $8.5M to $10.5M with +$3M in profit in one year. (Infront AMS)

== Grew revenues from $650K to $8.5M with $2.3M in profit in 8 years. (MP Web)

== Built website into primary resource for Japanese sports fans with more than 350K registered users. (LiveSports Japan)

== Launched sports channel for cable and Internet in Singapore, enabling company to recoup full ROI. (MP & Silva)

In summary, I’m a well-rounded executive who overcomes complex challenges by drawing from a unique portfolio of qualifications across a broad range of disciplines. As result, I’m able to consistently deliver above expectations by truly understanding all issues that impact performance in digital media production and programming, including critical business considerations, economic factors, and competitive presence.