Ross Pollack has been a Senior Vice President, distribution in Asia for Sony since 2004.
Based in Hong Kong, he heads SPTI’s Licensing group Asia-wide and is responsible for distribution of all Sony Pictures filmed entertainment, acquired product and SPTI-produced product content in the region.
Prior to this position, Pollack was Senior Vice President, Business Development, Asia, working closely with the regional team to identify and develop new business opportunities in Asia for three lines of business – licensing, international production, and international networks.
Pollack held a number of positions at SPTI and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) in Los Angeles before relocating to Hong Kong in 2003.
Prior to joining Sony, Pollack was Managing Director of Buck Consultants in Hong Kong from 1993 to 1996. From 1987 to 1993, he was employed by Hewitt Associates, first as an International Human Resources Consultant from 1987 to 1990 based in Chicago and Santa Ana, CA, followed by a stint as Manager, International Consulting at Hewitt Associates’ Tokyo office.
Pollack has a B.A. in International Business from Pace University and M.I.M. in International Finance and Japanese from Thunderbird. He is conversant in Japanese and is currently studying Mandarin.