BUFFALO, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2013
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 Vice President and General Manager of TV Everywhere, Michael Bishara, will be addressing the 2013 Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, April 29, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Marina Del Rey, CA.
A TV Everywhere visionary, innovator and pioneer, Michael Bishara, largely credited as a force behind the development and successful launch of HBO GO, will address the panel, The Digital Consumer: How to Best Feed the Beast, which will discuss how consumers are hungry for more convenience, and what the best strategies to release digital content and maximize returns are. Bishara will discuss how technology leaders like Synacor are maximizing the ability to watch online content in one central location.
Other speakers on the panel include John Penney, Starz; Thomas Hughes, Lionsgate; Aubrey Freeborn, Twentieth Century Fox; Diane Bernard, FLM.tv; Jim Underwood, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; and panel moderator Andrew Wallenstein, Variety.
At Synacor, Bishara ensures customers have all the content, apps and services they need to deliver breakthrough user experiences and to become increasingly valuable to their subscribers. 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 is a heavily sought-after speaker, having recently presented at CES, Digital Hollywood, TelcoTV, OnScreen Media Summit, and Next TV Summit.
Synacor's award-winning solutions power TV Everywhere for cable, telco and satellite operators, as well as programmers and CE manufacturers, so consumers can watch content wherever they are. Having provided TV Everywhere services to several cable operators for March Madness, the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Synacor has completed integrations with numerous pay-TV providers, as well as consumers’ favorite programming like HBO GO, MAX GO, Showtime, SyFy, NBCUniversal, CNN, TBS, TNT, tru TV, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Epix, Fox, FOX News Channel, FOX Business Network, Speed2, BigTen, Pac-12, USA Network, CNBC, MSNBC, Telemundo, Bravo, Oxygen, Golf Channel, E!, Sprout, Style Network, Hulu and more.
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.
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.