founder + chair
Michael Malcolm previously founded two California-based public companies: NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP), and Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (formerly CacheFlow Inc.). NetApp pioneered the concept of network-attached storage appliances and is now recognized as the leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance network filers. Michael served as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of NetApp until 1994. Blue Coat also created a new category: Internet caching appliances. Michael acted as chairman and CEO of Blue Coat until 1999. Prior to founding NetApp, Michael spent five years as a technical and business advisor to senior executives at Auspex Systems, Sun Microsystems, Quantum Corporation, Tandem Computers, and various venture capital firms. Before that, he served five years as chairman and CEO of Canada’s Waterloo Microsystems, Inc. Michael holds PhD and master’s degrees in computer science from Stanford University, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Denver. As a tenured associate professor of computer science at the University of Waterloo, he directed one of the most prominent research projects in Canada. Michael holds numerous patents in computing, computer networking, and entertainment technology.
board of directors
Priscilla Morgan brings more than 25 years of experience building and advancing finance, sales, and field operations initiatives. She currently serves as chief revenue officer at Alliance Consumer Group. Previously, 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.
board of directors + chief executive officer
Tayloe Stansbury has more than 35 years of 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, where he led product management, engineering, hosting, and customer support. Tayloe currently serves on the boards of Coupa (NASDAQ:COUP), TCV Acquisition Corp, Watermark Insights, and Trelly; previously he served on the boards of Shutterfly, BlueJeans Network, and Harvey Mudd College. Tayloe graduated with honors in applied mathematics from Harvard University.
founder + executive vice president
Cheena Srinivasan has over 30 years of experience as a Silicon Valley leader and executive. Cheena was co-founder of Kaleidescape, previously serving as chief operating officer and then chief executive officer; he is now executive vice president with responsibility for alliances and partnerships. He negotiated the company’s ground-breaking license agreements with the major Hollywood studios, enabling Kaleidescape to provide the first and only Internet delivery of full-quality Blu-ray and 4K HDR movies. Previously, Cheena served as vice president of marketing and worldwide sales development at Mirapoint. Prior to that, he was director of enterprise marketing at NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP). Cheena began his career at Sun Microsystems, leading product marketing for the company’s file server products. Cheena holds a bachelor’s degree with high honors in industrial engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and master’s degrees in management and operations research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
vice president, engineering
Tom Vaughan has more than 30 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry. He started his career in the compact disc industry, building and managing mastering operations for CBS Records. Later, he led development of DVD manufacturing capability at Cinram. From 2002 to 2012 he led product management of multimedia software at Roxio, CyberLink and Corel. In 2013 he joined MulticoreWare, where he led development of x265, the video encoder used by most leading video services. Most recently, Tom was vice president of strategy at Beamr, a leading developer of commercial video encoder and image optimization software. Tom holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering and an MBA from Drexel University.
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.
vice president, marketing
Norma Garcia-Muro is an entertainment industry innovator with a background in motion picture, home entertainment, and premium cinema technology. Prior to joining Kaleidescape, Norma was integral to the launch of Dolby Cinema worldwide and the premium cinema experience at THX. Her previous posts include head of international marketing at Lucasfilm, where she oversaw strategy and positioning for the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, and director at Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment. She was recently named one of the Top 50 Women in Global Cinema and serves as a mentor for UNIC Women’s Cinema Leadership Program. Norma received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
vice president, sales
Tim Barnes has over 33 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 received a bachelor of science degree in photographic engineering from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.
Heather Olson Grundeman
vice president, customer engagement
Heather Olson Grundeman is an in-home entertainment trailblazer, with extensive experience as a leader in digital content and customer engagement. Prior to joining Kaleidescape, Heather led global digital accounts at 20th Century Fox, where she licensed content and designed customer engagement strategies for tech companies such as Apple, Facebook, Oculus, Amazon, and Google. She pioneered international marketing campaigns at Sony Pictures for licensed franchises and executed marketing strategies across more than 150 territories. She also led analytics and marketing teams, synthesizing data and overseeing catalog strategy and pricing lifecycle for Sony Picture film library releases. Heather holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration and marketing from California State University, Northridge and was elected to an elite group of future leaders at Sony’s Global Business Leadership University program.