Synacor's John Kavanagh to Participate in TV Everywhere Panel at Lost Remote Show, December 13, Los Angeles

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BUFFALO, N.Y. and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 Product Director of Identity Management, John Kavanagh, will be speaking in the "TV Everywhere: Challenges and Opportunities for Consumers, Content Owners and MVPDs" panel at MediaBistro's Lost Remote Show at 11:30 a.m. PT on Friday, December 13, Marina del Rey Marriott, Los Angeles.

Kavanagh, a key player in the development of Synacor's award-winning Cloud ID Social Login offering, which brings premium content like movies, TV shows, the world's biggest sporting events and more to pay-TV subscribers through a seamless login experience, will participate in a discussion on the key business issues related to TV Everywhere including technology hurdles, rights limitations and consumer adoption. Panel participants also will offer tips and strategies for maximizing content revenue in a multiscreen, multiplatform world.

Other speakers in the "TV Everywhere: Challenges and Opportunities for Consumers, Content Owners and MVPDs" panel include Brian Jaquet, Sling Media; Todd Lefelt, Huge; Steve Shannon, Roku; Jeff Varnell, Livestream; and moderator Natan Edelsburg, Sawhorse Media and Lost Remote.

A Synacor veteran, Kavanagh oversees the development of Synacor's SaaS offerings, including identity and access management, data integrations, and service-oriented architecture, verifying the IDs of tens of millions of mobile and fixed broadband network subscribers. Prior to joining Synacor, Kavanagh, who also is a private pilot, was professionally engaged in satellite remote sensing, including NASA's Global Land Cover Facility for international distribution of earth science satellite imagery and Earth Satellite Corp's online geospatial mapping.

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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, with tech hubs in Toronto and Boston. For more information, visit

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