Sony Online Entertainment/Verant Interactive is a division of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment. SOE produces and distributes online entertainment targeted to mainstream consumers and game enthusiasts. SOE owns and manages The, one of the leading online entertainment networks, that distributes online entertainment from Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment, it's own Verant Interactive and third-party developers. SOE also works with Sony's U.S. operating companies in the area of online advertising and sponsorship sales. With its headquarters in San Diego, SOE also has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Austin and St. Louis.