Founder & Chairman
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 these high-performance network filers. Malcolm served as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of NetApp until 1994. Blue Coat also created a new category: Internet caching appliances. Malcolm acted as chairman and CEO of Blue Coat until 1999. Prior to founding NetApp, Malcolm 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.
Malcolm holds Ph.D. 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. Malcolm holds numerous patents in computing, computer networking, and entertainment technology.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Cheena Srinivasan is a seasoned executive with over twenty-eight years of experience driving product development, marketing, and sales in technology companies. Srinivasan built Kaleidescape’s worldwide system integrator channel and established Kaleidescape as the brand that delivers the best movie-watching experience in luxury homes and yachts. He negotiated the company’s ground-breaking license agreements with major Hollywood studios, enabling Kaleidescape to provide the first and only Internet delivery of Blu-ray quality movies. He was also the driving force in bringing UltraViolet™ to the Kaleidescape Movie Store, which enables customers to migrate their movies from disc to digital, including upgrading their DVD titles to Blu-ray quality. Through his leadership, Kaleidescape has successfully transitioned from selling premium disc-centric hardware products to offering the world’s most advanced no-compromise player of Internet-delivered movies, together with the Kaleidescape Movie Store which offers the finest digital Hollywood titles in Blu-ray quality.
Previously, Srinivasan co-founded the company in 2001, and served as Kaleidescape’s COO and EVP. Prior to that, he was vice president of marketing and worldwide sales development at Mirapoint. Prior to that he was the director of enterprise marketing at NetApp during the period when annual revenue grew from $2 million to more than $200 million. Srinivasan began his career at Sun Microsystems, leading product marketing for the company’s file server products.
Srinivasan holds a master’s degree in management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a master’s degree in operations research, also from MIT. He earned his bachelor’s degree with high honors in industrial engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Vice President, Sales Operations
Tim Barnes has over thirty-three years of experience in sales and sales management for consumer and professional products companies. Prior to joining Kaleidescape in 2008, Barnes 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, Barnes spent twenty-three years in various sales roles at Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc. As Fuji’s Vice President of Field Sales for Professional Markets, Barnes developed and implemented sales strategies for their Frontier Digital printers, photographic films and paper and digital cameras.
Barnes received a Bachelor of Science degree in Photographic Engineering from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.
Vice President, Engineering
Mark McKenzie has spent over twenty years developing consumer electronics products that make your television and home cinema more entertaining. McKenzie has been with Kaleidescape since 2006, developing software for content security, media playback, video processing, robotics, music synchronization, and media transformation. He has led both software and hardware engineering. Before Kaleidescape, McKenzie spent 11 years developing interactive television products for cable companies, including a multimedia streaming server for legacy set-top box distribution systems, and an OCAP broadcast service, that were widely deployed throughout the United States.
McKenzie has many years of experience managing successful teams, helping to ensure a strong focus on products and the customer, setting high standards for success, and maintaining a cohesive and ambitious culture. McKenzie led teams at Liberate Technologies and TVWorks (Comcast) through several product cycles, dramatically expanding the scalability of the services while growing and energizing the team.
Mark began his career as a co-op student in the Computer Science Honours Bachelor of Mathematics program at the University of Waterloo, Ontario Canada.
Senior Director, Store Engineering
Craig McKinley has over eighteen years of software development experience. McKinley gained a breadth of experience from Silicon Valley startup, Quack.com, and large companies including Sybase, America Online, and Amazon.com. Leveraging those rich opportunities, he joined Kaleidescape while it was in stealth mode to propel the development of the company’s initial set of products. Since that time, he has been involved in every major software release in Kaleidescape’s history. McKinley’s software expertise covers a broad spectrum of areas that include a deep knowledge of complex systems, embedded software, cloud computing, databases, client-server architecture, and web development.
McKinley brings proven leadership and enthusiasm while guiding the software engineering team that emphasizes elegant, simple user experience, and strict attention to detail.
McKinley holds a bachelor of mathematics degree in computer science from the University of Waterloo.
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 thirty-two 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 brings expertise in business systems and processes to enable predictable supply of quality products to diverse customers.
Smyth holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queens University Belfast and has been awarded Six Sigma certification.
Kaleidescape, Inc. (Headquarters)
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Sunnyvale, CA 94085 USA
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Kaleidescape Canada, Inc. (Canada Office)
630 Weber St. N., Suite 101
Waterloo, Ontario N2V 2N2 Canada
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