Board of Advisors

Steve Cakebread

Steven Cakebread is the Founder / Principal at J Stevens & Co, LLC. He is also on the board of directors of and Solarwinds. Since March 2010, Mr. Cakebread has served as the chief financial officer of Pandora Media, Inc., a provider of personalized internet radio and music discovery services. Mr. Cakebread has served as the chief financial and administrative officer of Xactly Corporation, a provider of on-demand sales performance management software. Mr. Cakebread also served as the president and chief strategy officer of, a customer relationship management service provider, from February 2008 to January 2009 and as's executive vice president and chief financial officer from May 2002 to February 2008. From April 1997 until April 2002, Mr. Cakebread served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Autodesk, a software company. From April 1992 until April 1997, Mr. Cakebread was vice president of finance for Silicon Graphics World Trade. Mr. Cakebread holds a B.S. in business from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.

Tom Proulx

As co-founder of Intuit and author of Quicken, Thomas Proulx is a true pioneer in the consumer software industry. Mr. Proulx has served as a director on the boards of numerous venture-backed technology startup companies. He currently serves as a director on the boards of iControl and Plumchoice, and is chairman of the boards of WorkingPoint and Netpulse. Mr. Proulx is a 1992 recipient of the Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the University of Southern California's 1995 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mr. Proulx holds a degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from Stanford University.

Scott Bailey

Scott Bailey is the Chief Operations Officer at Synacor. Previously Scott was at Comcast Interactive Media, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Prior to Comcast, Scott served as Vice President and General Manager at Turner Sports Interactive, a division of Turner Broadcasting, where he managed a portfolio of web properties over a seven-year period including, and In 2003, under his leadership, his team was awarded an for Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Media Technology, and was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 2004. In 2007, Mr. Bailey was recognized in Sports Business Journal as one of “The 20 Most Influential: In Online Sports”.

Keith Teare

Keith has started or co-started many successful companies including cScape, EasyNet, RealNames and TechCrunch. Keith was a winner of the British Telecom award for Internet Innovation, London 1995, on behalf of CYBERIA Café. Keith is a Computerworld-Smithsonian Laureate. He won the Award for Innovation in Science & Technology, in 2001. RealNames is part of the permanent collection. Keith is a founding partner at Archimedes Management LLC.

Scott Thompson

Formerly the President of PayPal, Scott had overall responsibility for establishing PayPal as the leading global online payment service. Scott previously served as PayPal's senior vice president and chief technology officer, where he oversaw information technology, product development and architecture for PayPal.

Prior to PayPal, Scott worked for Inovant, a subsidiary of Visa formed to oversee global technology for the organization. As executive vice president of technology solutions at Inovant, he was responsible for all development, support and maintenance of Visa's global payment system.

Scott was also chief information officer of Barclays Global Investors, where he implemented a new strategic technology platform and global infrastructure. In addition, he has worked with Coopers and Lybrand, delivering information technology solutions to leading financial services clients such as Wells Fargo.

Scott received a Bachelors in Accounting from Stonehill College. He is currently CEO of ShopRunner and serves on the board of directors of F5 Networks Inc.

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