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Your vision,
our mission

Our mission is to help the best companies in the world, bring the best entertainment experiences to audiences everywhere.
Simply, we help connecting a bigger audience.

Our story

Synamedia is a company of lifelong video obsessives and we’ve been a major driving force of incredible experiences and video innovation for over 30 years. Now we’re the largest global provider of video solutions for service providers and content owners.

  • 1988
  • 1994
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  • 2001
  • 2005
  • 2009
  • 2012
  • 2018
  • 2019
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    1988

    Synamedia started as News DataCom (NDC) founded in partnership with News Corporation - renamed NDS in 1992

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    1994

    NDS delivers world’s first digital DTH system to DIRECTV with its flagship product, VideoGuard, a smart-card based security system

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    1998

    NDS delivers first digital conditional access system to BSkyB

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    2001

    NDS launches world’s first fully integrated DVR on BSkyB platform

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    2005

    Cisco acquires Scientific Atlanta

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    2009

    NDS becomes a privately held company as private equity firm Permira buys its public holdings

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    2012

    Cisco acquires NDS from Permira and (with additional talent from its Scientific Atlanta acquisition) absorbs it into the Videoscape TV platform to become the Service provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business unit

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    2018

    Permira acquires Cisco’s SPVSS business unit and launches new company as Synamedia

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    2019

    Sky takes a stake in Synamedia, joining majority shareholder Permira

Leadership

  • Paul Segre LinkedIn icon

    Paul Segre

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Bijal Patel LinkedIn icon

    Bijal Patel

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Ismat Levin LinkedIn icon

    Ismat Levin

    EVP General Counsel

  • Nick Thexton LinkedIn icon

    Nick Thexton

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Yael Fainaro LinkedIn icon

    Yael Fainaro

    EVP, Security

  • Julien Signes LinkedIn icon

    Julien Signes

    EVP and General Manager, Video Network

  • Tzvi Gerstl LinkedIn icon

    Tzvi Gerstl

    EVP R&D

  • Jean-Francois Pigeon LinkedIn icon

    Jean-Francois Pigeon

    EVP Sales & Marketing

  • Lucy Norris LinkedIn icon

    Lucy Norris

    EVP, Chief Customer Success Officer

  • Shauna O’Handley LinkedIn icon

    Shauna O’Handley

    Chief Human Resources Officer

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Our Board of Directors

  • Paul Segre LinkedIn icon

    Paul Segre

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Bijal Patel LinkedIn icon

    Bijal Patel

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Richard Sanders LinkedIn icon

    Richard Sanders

    Partner, Co-Head of Technology, Permira

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    Ryan Lanpher

    Principal, Permira

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    Fraser Stirling

    Group Chief Product Officer, Sky Group

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