Synacor's Theodore May to Participate in Video Everywhere Panel at Next TV
Summit, September 10-11, San Francisco
BUFFALO, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 Strategy and Business Affairs, Theodore
May, will participate in a panel, "Video Everywhere Devices and Monetization,"
at the Next TV Summit at 9:05 a.m. PT on Wednesday, September 11, at the Grand
Hyatt San Francisco.
With a track record of consistently identifying "the next big thing" in
digital entertainment content and successfully creating and managing Synacor's
broad range of content partner and vendor relationships, Ted May will take
part in a discussion covering the opportunities for monetizing video on
multiple platforms. The panel will also cover the kinds of content that offers
the best potential for monetization, the complications brought on by
fragmentation and the role TV Everywhere plays in the larger video everywhere
Other speakers on the "Video Everywhere Devices and Monetization" panel
include Will Law, Akamai Technology; Jay Sampson, Machinima; Doug Sylvester,
Vubiquity; Fraser Woollard, Mediaocean; and panel moderator, George Winslow,
Broadcasting & Cable.
Prior to his current position, May held positions at America Online, Inc. and
Cablevision Systems Corp. During his tenure at AOL, Ted led business strategy
for the AOL Service, broadband, home networking and the first wave of digital
media services and, as a result, the company's subscriber base increased from
10 million to 32 million customers. While at Cablevision, he was instrumental
in the launch of the company's first Internet service offerings including
broadband, interactive services, and first forays into DBS. Ted is an
experienced speaker, having recently presented at the ScreenPlays Media
Innovations Summit, Digital Hollywood, CONNECTIONS: The Digital Living
Conference and CTAM.
For more information on Synacor, please visit synacor.com or email
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
Integrate. Authenticate. Engage.
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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Meredith Roth, VP, Corporate Communications
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