Synacor’s Michael Bishara to Participate in “Cable, TV, Film and Broadband” Panel at Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit Co-Produced with Digital Hollywood, October 21, Marina del Rey, Calif.

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Synacor’s Michael Bishara will participate in a cable, TV, film and broadband panel at Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit co-produced with Digital Hollywood, alongside industry leaders from NBCUniversal, Disney-ABC Domestic Television, Here Media, Starz, Shamrock Capital Advisors and Kontrol Media.

Synacor SVP Michael Bishara, Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit panel, “Cable, TV, Film and Broadband”

A TV Everywhere visionary, innovator and pioneer, Michael Bishara leads Synacor’s award-winning, next-gen TV and TV Everywhere team.

Synacor Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNC), the leading provider of next-gen startpages, award-winning TV Everywhere solutions and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies, today announced its SVP of Product and GM of TV Everywhere, Michael Bishara, will be speaking in the “Cable, TV, Film and Broadband” panel at Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit co-produced with Digital Hollywood at 3:45 p.m. PT on Monday, October 21, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Marina del Rey, Calif.

A TV Everywhere visionary, innovator and pioneer, Michael Bishara, largely credited as a force behind the development and successful launch of HBO GO and now Synacor’s award-winning, next-gen TV and TV Everywhere offerings, will participate in a discussion around how the entertainment industry can find new audiences, greater engagement and additional revenue through content on emerging streams, platforms and devices.

Other speakers in the “Cable, TV, Film and Broadband” panel include Pam Schechter, NBCUniversal; Dan Cohen, Disney-ABC Domestic Television; Paul Colichman, Here Media; Russell Schwartz, Starz; Mike LaSalle, Shamrock Capital Advisors; and panel moderator, Mark J. Kapczynski, Kontrol Media.

Prior to his current position, Bishara was senior vice president, HBO Broadband/ Digital Group where he was responsible for the overall strategy, development and rollout of broadband products, including industry benchmark HBO GO. Before HBO, Bishara worked at Time Inc. and AT&T in marketing and product leadership roles. Michael was recently named to Broadcasting & Cable’s 2013 Digital All-Stars list and is a heavily sought-after speaker, having recently presented at CES, Digital Hollywood, Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit, NextTV Summit, OnScreen Media Summit, Streaming Media East, TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 and the CableFAX TV Innovation Summit.

For more information on Synacor and its TV Everywhere services, please visit synacor.com or email tellmemore(at)synacor(dot)com. To see Michael Bishara talk more about TV Everywhere, please click here or here.

About Synacor
Synacor’s white-label platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment, cloud-based services and apps to their end-consumers across multiple devices, strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. Synacor (NASDAQ: SYNC), is headquartered in Buffalo, NY. For more information, visit synacor.com.

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This release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of management of Synacor, and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to changes in economic, business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory factors, and other factors affecting the operation of the respective businesses of Synacor. More detailed information about these factors may be found in filings by Synacor, as applicable, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including their respective Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Synacor is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to, update or alter their respective forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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