Dale Anderson, CEO & Managing partner

Dale Anderson founded Channel Media Solutions (CMS) in 2009.  Dale quickly grew the business to include a high profile client roster and over fifty dedicated technology and media consultants, making CMS the fastest growing consulting firm in the media applications space.

Dale's unique background includes running three major software divisions in three of the IT media sectors; Media Company, Software Vendor and Services Vendor.   Prior to establishing CMS in 2009, Dale was Senior Vice President of Development at MTV Networks until 2001.  He was President of Management Science Associates from 2002-2005, and Senior Vice President of the Media Division at Edge Technology Services from 2005-2009. 

Mike napodano, president & co-managing partner

Mike Napodano joined Channel Media Solutions (CMS) in July 2017 as President & Co-Managing Partner. Mike brings 20+ years of technology leadership experience across the media, financial, and banking industries. Prior to joining CMS, Mike spent 13 years at NBCUniversal, most recently as CIO & SVP. In this role Mike had oversight of all Ad Sales technology including: linear & digital ad sales & traffic systems, revenue management products, audience data products, linear & digital research and audience measurement, and digital data products. In addition, Mike also let the enterprise wide data & analytics center of excellence which included, data science, data engineering, big data, data warehousing, integration services and product development. 

Mike also played a critical leadership role in the successful consolidation of NBCUniversal's linear & digital ad sales and traffic portfolio of properties onto a single tech stack.  

CMS Project Managers, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance & Customer Support

The Channel Media Solutions consulting staff have a wealth of technical and media industry background.  Their experience is based on years of service working for both the information technology and business teams of many leading media firms, including but not limited to: Viacom, NBC, ABC, CBS, Discovery Communications, Bloomberg, Fox, ESPN, AMC Networks and Univision.