Himesh Bhise

Years in Cable: 11

Education: MBA, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

One Word that Best Describes Me: Enterprising

Anyone who didn’t know Bhise before most certainly does now. Last year, Bhise engineered AT&T as a customer, beating out 30 contenders including Yahoo! The contract calls for Synacor to develop and manage desktop and mobile portal services for AT&T and is valued at $100 million per year. Bhise didn’t stop after this impressive victory. Synacor also gained traction over the last year with its new video platforms, and extended its leadership in cloud-based identity management. HBO chose Synacor to be its authentication/authorization partner for HBO GO. In doing this, Synacor provided flawlessly executed authentication for “Game of Thrones’” season six record-breaking premiere, season and finale, without a single disruption or any loss in service performance.

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