Mark Teitell, DECE
Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE)
Mark Teitell is General Manager of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) – an alliance of approximately 70 companies, including many of the world’s top movie studios, technology providers, consumer device makers, entertainment retailers and video service providers. The alliance has come together to create and operate UltraViolet™, a groundbreaking, open cloud-based ecosystem that offers consumers a new and compelling way to collect and enjoy home video entertainment.
Teitell, who began working with DECE in 2009 and was named GM in February, 2010, works closely with alliance member companies to accelerate the adoption of UltraViolet. His GM role spans strategy, product development, marketing, finance, and operations functions.
With deep industry knowledge spanning the media, communications and consumer technology value chains, Teitell has specialized expertise in physical and digital home entertainment, multi-channel and overt-the-top video services, and emerging home video devices, as well as within related mobile industry spaces. Prior to his work with UltraViolet, he served as a consulting partner at Oliver Wyman, where he advised senior media and consumer technology executives on next-generation business models and new digital consumer offerings.
Previously, he was a member of Sprint PCS’ launch management team during its national build-out and launch. He has also held senior management roles within several venture-funded new media start-ups. His early career training included roles at PepsiCo and McKinsey & Company.
Teitell has presented at a number of leading industry events, including the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the National Association of Broadcasters’ NAB Show and Digital Hollywood, among others.
Teitell holds a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s J.D. Kellogg School of Management, where he graduated with distinction and was named an F.C. Austin Scholar. He is also a graduate of Brown University.