(Buffalo, New York--May 14, 2014) Synacor Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC), the leading provider of next-gen startpages, homescreens, award-winning TV Everywhere solutions and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies in the U.S. and abroad, today announced its SVP of Strategy & Business Affairs, Theodore "Ted" May, will participate as a speaker at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, hosted by Parks Associates, May 13-15 in San Francisco. Ted May will participate in the session, "Cracking the Window: New Trends in Content Rights," on Wednesday, May 14 at 2:30pm Pacific.
CONNECTIONS focuses on innovative solutions for the connected consumer and leading strategies to monetize digital content, mobile applications and services, value-added services, connected consumer electronics, and home systems. May's panel session, moderated by Glenn Hower, Research Analyst, Parks Associates, examines new solutions that ensure content protection for linear and on-demand content while giving consumers the flexibility they now expect with their content. Other panelists include Scott Bagby, SVP of Strategic & International Partnerships, Rdio; Jim Louderback, General Manager, Discovery, Discovery Digital Networks; Marty Roberts, SVP of Sales and Marketing, the Platform; and Jeff Ulin, General Counsel, Irdeto.
The conference, hosting 350+ industry executives, media and analysts features research sessions on OTT video, mobile and product apps, connected CE, and the connected home. The 18th-annual CONNECTIONS Conference will be held at the Airport Marriott Waterfront and features keynote presentations from AT&T, Lowe's, ARRIS, Cisco and iControl Networks.
"Digital content and connected devices, along with pervasive high-speed Internet, are changing the way consumers communicate and share and obtain information, forcing companies to test new services, licensing agreements, advertising options, and partnership opportunities," said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. "CONNECTIONS addresses all of these issues with the key stake holders from the industry, including Synacor."
Information about CONNECTIONS is available at http://www.connectionsconference.com
For more information on Synacor and its TV Everywhere services, visit synacor.com.
The 18th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 13-15, 2014, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront. Hosted by research firm Parks Associates, CONNECTIONS™ features research presentations, keynotes, and interactive sessions focused on emerging technologies, value-added services, marketing strategies, and business models for the entertainment and smart home industries.
The event provides interactive discussions, data on consumer trends, and market analysis, with strategic insights from industry players on entertainment, mobile, and smart home market segments. The event also features a showcase area where attendees can preview demos from event sponsors.
For more information, visit http://www.connectionsconference.com
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. In addition, Synacor offers digital ad inventory for brands wanting a customized, targeted, programmatic means of reaching their audiences. Synacor (Nasdaq:SYNC) is headquartered in Buffalo, NY, with tech hubs in Toronto, Ottawa and Boston, and ad sales offices in New York, Detroit and Los Angeles. For more information, visit synacor.com.