Mike Vitelli, Best Buy’s Vice President of Consumer Electronics and Product Management
so Vitelli moved into sales and literally shadowed Paizza, head of Sony’s eastern sales region at the time, for the next six months. The training had the desired effect. He eventually served as executive vice president of the visual products company, the consumer products group marketing, the business and professional products group and president of the personal audio products company. Sony experienced historical growth in most aspects of consumer electronics during that time.
“He’s very logical, he never lets ego get in the way, and he has the highest level of integrity of anyone I know. His word is his bond,” Piazza said. “Mike could be CEO of any company.”