chair + chief executive officer
Tayloe Stansbury has more than 35 years experience building scalable technology platforms and organizations across a number of leading companies. Prior to Kaleidescape, Tayloe served as interim CEO of Watermark Insights. Before that, he was executive vice president and chief technology officer of Intuit (Nasdaq:INTU), where he was responsible for all product engineering, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and information technology. Tayloe also previously served as executive vice president of Ariba (Nasdaq:ARBA), where he led product management, engineering, hosting, and customer support. Tayloe currently serves on the boards of FICO (NYSE:FICO) and Watermark Insights; previously he served on the boards of Coupa (Nasdaq:COUP), Shutterfly (Nasdaq:SFLY), BlueJeans Network, and Harvey Mudd College. Tayloe graduated with honors in applied mathematics from Harvard University.
chief operating officer
Priscilla Morgan brings more than 25 years of experience building and advancing sales, finance, and field operations initiatives. She has established a unique and successful approach to scaling organizations through her deep-rooted industry relationships and extensive background navigating the entertainment technology landscape. Priscilla served on Kaleidescape’s board of directors from early 2021-2022. Prior to her role as chief operating officer at Kaleidescape, Priscilla was chief revenue officer at Alliance Consumer Group. Before that, Priscilla oversaw worldwide sales and business operations and new business design and implementation in vice president roles at Dolby. As vice president of business operations and development at Oracle, she led cross-functional teams to refine business practices, operations, and opportunity management for on demand and support services. She also served as the CFO at TuVox and conducted client engagements at KPMG. Priscilla holds a bachelor of arts in English with an emphasis in accounting from the University of California, Berkeley. She was selected as one of the Most Influential Women in Business by The San Francisco Business Times.
vice president, sales, north america
Jason Welsh has more than 20 years of experience with sales and business development in the home entertainment industry. Prior to joining Kaleidescape, Jason served as vice president, retail partnerships at Warner Bros. Discovery where he led the initiative to build strategic retail partnerships for HBOMax. Before that, Jason served as senior vice president, sales at Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment where he developed innovative home entertainment sales campaigns for many major film franchises. Jason holds a bachelor of science degree in labor and employment relations from Penn State University.
vice president, sales, international + marine
Tim Barnes has more than 40 years of experience in sales and sales management for consumer and professional products companies. Prior to joining Kaleidescape in 2008, Tim served as the southern regional manager at Media Networks, Inc. (MNI), a Time Inc. company, where he led a sales team responsible for selling geo-targeted advertising. Prior to MNI, Tim spent 23 years in various sales roles at Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc. As Fuji's vice president of field sales for professional markets, Tim developed and implemented sales strategies for their Frontier Digital printers, photographic films and paper, and digital cameras. Tim holds a bachelor of science degree in photographic engineering from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.
vice president, engineering
James Kleist has more than 25 years of experience managing software teams and complex technology projects. James joined Kaleidescape as director of engineering in 2006 and subsequently served as senior director, managing all software, information technology, and enterprise applications teams. Throughout his tenure at Kaleidescape, James has gained extensive knowledge of all Kaleidescape products, services, and information technology. He has been instrumental in evolving Kaleidescape’s product offerings, contributing to product management, development, and release of several generations of Kaleidescape products. Prior to joining Kaleidescape, James led software test and DevOps at Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX), where he was responsible for several cross functional software teams for all North American engineering sites.
vice president, manufacturing
Kevin Smyth directs all aspects of Kaleidescape’s manufacturing and repair operations. Prior to joining Kaleidescape, Kevin successfully led the development and scaling of the manufacturing and repair organization at Gigamon, supporting aggressive growth and enabling a successful IPO. Kevin has over 33 years of experience leading high tech manufacturing organizations in large multinational and start-up companies including Gigamon, Nortel Networks, Tasman Networks, Quantum, Unisys, and ROLM. His responsibilities included leading the integration of mergers and acquisitions, new product introduction, supply chain development, global contract manufacturer and supplier management, quality programs, and cost reductions. Kevin holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from Queens University Belfast and has been awarded Six Sigma certification.