ABOUT US

Memnon is a worldwide leading provider of services to digitize, restore, preserve and provide access to audiovisual (Audio, Video, Film and Images) recordings of any format. We work with professionals from media firms, broadcast, cultural institutions, national libraries, universities, businesses and international organizations that reach into the sports, politics, culture and research fields.

Memnon is a 100% Sony company since July 2015. Originating from a professional “sound studio” created about 20 years ago in Belgium/Brussels, Memnon has been dedicated since 2005 to archives and serving the global audiovisual community.

Our workforce has evolved into a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, computer specialists, project managers and metadata experts.

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WE ARE PROUD TO BE THE TRUSTED PARTNER OF ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE WORLD FOR DIGITAL PRESERVATION, ENRICHMENT AND ACCESSIBILITY OF AUDIOVISUAL AND CULTURAL ARCHIVES

Our Management

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BAKU MORIKUNI - CO-CEO

Baku is Co-CEO since the acquisition by Sony in 2015. Prior to that, he served as General Manager in charge of Future Businesses & Innovations at Sony Europe and headed the Strategy Office for its B2B Business. He was in charge of the Sony Media Lifecycle and worked in key management roles at Sony in UK, Germany and Japan since joining Sony in 2003.
Baku holds an MSc in International Management (University of London) and is a postgraduate researcher.

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MICHEL MERTEN - CO-CEO

Michel is the founder of Memnon and co-CEO. He initially worked for Exxon Chemical after graduating from a major Business School in Brussels. After 10 years of various positions within Exxon, he joined a music recording labels while starting up companies dedicated to audiovisual mastering and restoration in Europe. In 2004, Michel started Memnon, focusing on large scale audiovisual digitization.

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DENIS MAHE - CTO

Denis has nearly 30 years of experience in handling and digitizing old audiovisual formats and in tape and recording media manufacturing. He worked for Sony for over 15 years in the production and manufacturing of magnetic tapes and initiated the set-up of Sony Preservation Factory in the Sony tape factory in France, the first world class initiative for mass digitization in the world. Denis joined Memnon in early 2014.

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HUGUES DETHIENNE - COO

Hugues serves Memnon as COO, and is in charge of the operations.
Before joining Memnon in 2015, Hugues has worked in several management roles in technology businesses, notably for 13 years at Accenture where he was Managing-Director for the Health and Public Service sector. Before that, he also as project manager in the automation industry. Hugues has studied mechanical civil engineering and business management and administration.

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ANDREW DAPUZZO - DIRECTOR US OPERATIONS

Andrew is in charge of Memnon in North America. He has an extensive background in digital and physical media along with operations management and business development.
Prior to joining Memnon in 2014, Andrew was Director, New Business Development at Sony DADC. From 2001 to 2011 Andrew was at Arvato Digital Services (Bertelsmann Group) as Vice President Sales and Marketing, where he also managed supply chain services. Originally, he started his carrier at the Tape division of Agfa.

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NICOLAS DE BECO - HEAD OF SERVICE DELIVERY

Nicolas is in charge of Customer Delivery management and as such supervising the production at Memnon.
He started as a Sound engineering 1998 for Musica Numeris and was in charge of recording and studios.
Since 2007, he manages the delivery of large projects for Memnon (including DR, UN-ICTY, BNF, SONUMA, RTS…).
Nicolas graduated at the IAD (Institut des Arts de Diffusion) and is a graduated “Tonmeister”.

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