Thomas Hesse Thomas Hesse is a senior media and digital media executive and entrepreneur. He was President of Corporate Development and New Businesses as well as Member of the Executive Board of Bertelsmann. He was previously Sony Music Entertainment's President of Global Digital Business, US Sales, and Corporate Strategy. He is currently a senior adviser to CVC Capital Partners and also the Founder and CEO of Consonance Investments LLC, an angel/ VC fund. He lives in New York and Berlin.