Himesh Bhise is a leading broadband, multiscreen and mobile executive. Prior to Synacor, Himesh led New Services & Platforms for Comcast Cable, where his portfolio included content platforms like XFINITY Streampix, advanced advertising, cloud products, prepaid services, and X1 apps - all transforming the consumer experience. Earlier, he led the Internet business for Charter, the mobile business for AOL, and was a leader in the telecom practice of McKinsey & Company. Bhise received his MBA from the Wharton School.
Bill Stuart,Chief Financial Officer
Throughout his career, Bill Stuart has held several CFO positions, leading finance teams through private equity financing and mergers and acquisitions as well as public company financial leadership and governance. Prior to Synacor, Stuart was a partner at Boston-based venture capital firm Still River Fund, and led the financial transition of Avici Systems from a hardware supplier to a software company, rebranded as Soapstone Networks. He holds his MBA from Northeastern University and his Bachelor of Arts from Boston College.
George Chamoun,President, Service Provider Sales & Marketing
Recognized for his entrepreneurial spirit and leadership by Ernst & Young as an "Entrepreneur of the Year" as well as accomplishments throughout the cable and telecommunications industry, George Chamoun has been integral to Synacor's success since the company's inception. Prior to Synacor, Chamoun was co-founder and president of Chek.com. Chamoun holds a Bachelors degree from the University at Buffalo.
Brent Rhymes,EVP, Enterprise Sales & Marketing
Brent Rhymes is a leading enterprise software and messaging executive. Prior to its acquisition by Synacor, Rhymes served as President and COO of Zimbra. Before Zimbra, he served as CEO of iWave Software, providing enterprise storage and private cloud automation, and held leadership positions at FileKeeper, NetIQ and Gapware Solutions, as well as led technical teams at IBM and Microsoft, and served as software engineer for NASA's Johnson Space Center. Rhymes, an amateur West Texas rancher and farmer, holds his MBA from University of St. Thomas.