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CONSOLDING offers approaches, exchanges and, above all, experience that help to resolve these contradictions. Finding ways and means to assess, project and master these big challenges!

Everyone is talking about change management and technology change, disruptive innovations and sustainable investments. Partly contradictory demands from the different perspectives of content creators and technology managers.

And all against the background of extremely shortened NPI cycles.

CONSOLDING offers approaches, exchange and above all experience that help to solve these contradictions. Finding ways and means to evaluate, project and master these big challenges !

Detlef Sold
..... operational experience and know-how grown for years....

Founding CONSOLDING 12/2020

1.1.2020 to 30.9.2020
Managing Director of sonoVTS Media GmbH

5/2012 until 12/2019
CEO / Managing Director tpc AG Zurich
Responsible for the operational business of tpc AG Zurich, subsidiary of SRG.
Executive budget responsibility approx. 165 million CHF and approx. 970 MA ( 645 FTE ).
Member of the SRF Executive Board
Member of the national technical steering body of SRG SSR (DIROP)
EBU Innovation Award 2019

1/2010 until 07/2012
Managing director and shareholder of media effective GmbH
Project management and consulting for Qvestmedia, Al Jazeera and DMI (Dubai), among others

10/1999 to 12/2009 Head of Production, RTL Television
Responsible for all technical and human resources at RTL Production Department and RTL's external offices. Budget responsible for all cost centres in the technical and production operations at RTL. Jointly responsible for the planning and realisation of the fully integrated, fully automated, digital production and broadcasting systems for n-tv at the new location in Cologne. Technical and production contact for all editorial teams at RTL Television and n-tv. Budget responsibility also for development projects in the production environment.

05/1999 until 10/1999
Head of Production Management, RTL Television
Responsible for the complete calculations, counter-calculations and production values of the production budgets for the fictional and non-fictional programs at RTL Television. Establishment of calculation standards and the RITA database.

1/1995 until 05/1999
Head of Coordination and Development, RTL Television
Responsible as a staff position of the Director of Production & Technology for the co-ordinative control of the common interests of the subdivisions of the P&T Directorate. Establishment of standards for budget planning, especially for development projects. Coordination of development projects. (Server-based archive systems, development of digital, tapeless production techniques, development of RTL's internal calculation and production database for the entire programme area of RTL, preliminary development of a balanced scorecard for the P&T Directorate).

02/1992 until 11/ 1994
Production engineer with special tasks, RTL Television
Responsible, among other things, for the technical planning and on-site implementation of all Formula 1 races worldwide for RTL Television. Establishment of standardised production equipment and editorial procedures for the production of Formula 1 on location and at headquarters.

Production Engineer, RTL Television
Among others, at major sporting events such as US Tennis Masters 1988 NY, Madison Square Garden, Wimbledon 1989, US OPEN 1989, 1990, 1992, Olympic Winter Games Lillehammer 1994, etc.

Sound engineer, RTL Television
Assignment at live broadcasts in daily shift operation. Assigned as sound engineer for live OB productions.
Responsible for all technical aspects of the planning and realisation of these events.

08/1983 until 12/1987
Sound and VTR technician, Erstes Privates Fernsehn ( EPF ) in Ludwigshafen
Sound and VTR technician in the office and ENG field service for current affairs reporting. Sound technician for live studio broadcasts and OB productions. Editing experience and editing work in current news operations for EPF, ZDF 2 and advertising productions. From 1984, parallel tutorial training as sound engineer.
Worked as a sound engineer on live studio productions and OB van productions.