Synacor's Michael Bishara to Participate in "Cable, TV, Film and Broadband" Panel at Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit

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.

BUFFALO, N.Y. and MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Oct. 21, 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 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 or email 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

Integrate. Authenticate. Engage.

Forward-Looking Statements

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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