Today, Synacor announced that its SVP of Product, Michael Bishara, has been named to Broadcasting & Cable's 2013 Digital All-Stars list. Broadcasting &Cable's Digital All-Stars list recognizes television industry professionals who harness the power of the digital world to benefit their businesses.
Michael joins other industry heavyweights on this year's list, including Michael Biard, Fox Networks; Peter Blacker, Telemundo Media; David Campanelli, Horizon Media; Mark DeBevoise, CBS Interactive; Tamara Franklin, Scripps Networks Interactive; Rebecca Glashow, Discovery Communications; Lisa Hsia, Bravo Digital Media; Rachel Lam, Time Warner Investments; Christine Merrifield, MediaVest USA; Danielle Mullin, ABC Family; Michael Quigley, Turner Broadcasting; Dan Suratt, A+E Networks; and Rob Tuck, The CW.
Bishara was nominated largely due to his involvement in launching Synacor's award-winning, next-gen TV and TV Everywhere offerings. TV Everywhere offers seamless access to subscribers' favorite shows and premium programming at any time, on any connected device.
Prior to his current position, Bishara was senior vice president at HBO Broadband/Digital Group. He is credited as a force behind the development and successful launch of HBO GO, an industry milestone. Before HBO, Bishara worked at Time Inc. and AT&T in marketing and product leadership roles.
He 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, and TV of Tomorrow Show 2013.
For more information on Synacor and its TV Everywhere services, please visit synacor.com
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