Synacor TV Everywhere Expert Michael Bishara to Speak at Digital Hollywood at CES Wednesday, January 9, Las Vegas

TV Everywhere Visionary Michael Bishara will Address TVE Technology and Platforms at CES; Joins Other Digital Hollywood Speakers from LG Electronics, NBCUniversal, Turner Broadcasting, Comcast Spotlight, Cisco Systems, Redbox, Time Warner Cable, Microsoft, EPIX and Verizon Communications

BUFFALO, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2013

Synacor, Inc. SYNC, leading provider of next-gen startpages, 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 Digital Hollywood at CES attendees at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall N260, Las Vegas.

A TV Everywhere visionary, innovator and pioneer, Michael Bishara, largely credited as a force behind the development and successful launch of HBO GO, will join the discussion, “Enabling the Next Generation of Over-the-Top TV.” The panel focuses on the various ways consumers are accessing video from virtually anywhere, as well as how new technologies are pushing content to an even wider audience. Bishara will specifically address how Synacor plays a vital role in providing content across multiple devices for consumers wherever they may be.

Other speakers on the panel will include Josette Bonte, University of California; Ran Harnevo, AOL; Uday Navile, NTT DATA, Inc.; Braxton Jarratt, Clearleap; Chris Wong, Ooyala; and panel moderator, Jonathan Hurd, Altman Vilandrie & Company.

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.

Digital Hollywood at CES, the largest trade show in America covering the Consumer Electronics, mobile, games, Internet, satellite, broadband and cable, will host several key speakers separate from Bishara's panel. Digital Hollywood speakers include Eric Korsh, Digitas; Jeremy Lockhorn, Razorfish; Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Verizon Communications; Jay Samit, ooVoo; George Tupy, Cisco Systems; Jeff Demain, Intel Lab; Kurt Hoppe, LG Electronics; Jay Fehnel, Redbox; Joan Hogan Time Warner Cable; Carly Watkins, Microsoft Advertising; Charles Meehan, Comcast Spotlight; Rob Sussman, EPIX; Jeremy Legg, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.; and Pam Schechter, NBCUniversal.

Sam Rosen of ABI Research recently highlighted Synacor's hybrid pay-TV and over-the-top TVE offering as a way for consumers to search for content from their pay-TV operator and key OTT providers from the same location. Synacor, having provided TV Everywhere services to several cable operators for March Madness, the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and the 2012 London Summer Olympics, has completed integrations with numerous pay-TV providers, as well as many pay-TV channels and more than 30 free. (Pay-TV providers include Charter, DISH Network, Mediacom, MetroCast, Midcontinent, Suddenlink and WOW! among others. Integrations include HBO GO, MAX GO, NBCUniversal, CNN, TBS, TNT, truTV, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Epix, Fox, Speed2, BigTen and a number of other TV channels.)

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