Patrick-Harshman

PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

PATRICK HARSHMAN

Patrick Harshman is the driving force behind Harmonic’s strategic vision, establishing the company as the worldwide leader in cable access and video streaming technology and services. Under his leadership, Harmonic is successfully driving global transitions to cloud-native cable access and live video SaaS. Prior to being appointed CEO, Patrick held several other executive management positions for the company. Patrick earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.

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Shahar-Bar

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, VIDEO PRODUCTS & CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

SHAHAR BAR

Shahar Bar leads the evolution of Harmonic’s video products, driving the new wave of software and cloud-based live streaming, video processing and delivery solutions and orchestrating successful deployments around the globe. Shahar also heads the video business’ strategic alliances and SaaS sales teams with the goal of accelerating the transition into software and SaaS business models. In addition, Shahar oversees all corporate development activity for Harmonic’s video and cable businesses, moving the company into new dimensions by identifying, analyzing and pursuing untapped markets and acquisition targets. Over the last 20 years at Harmonic, Shahar has played critical leadership roles in engineering, marketing, corporate strategy, M&A and management, developing a deep understanding of the changing video and cable broadband markets as well as a keen insight into Harmonic’s key strengths and potential growth areas. A cum laude graduate of the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, Shahar holds a B.S. in Information Systems and an M.B.A.

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Nimrod-Ben-Natan

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER, CABLE ACCESS BUSINESS

NIMROD BEN-NATAN

Nimrod Ben-Natan is the driving force behind the next generation of cable access networks. Leading the company’s CableOS™ virtualized cable access business, Nimrod is instrumental to ushering in a new future for cable operators where gigabit internet speeds, greater operational efficiency, increased agility and scalability are a must. Nimrod initially joined Harmonic as a software engineer to design and develop its first-generation video transmission platform, and then transitioned to product marketing, solutions and strategy to develop the digital video cable segment. Previously, he was employed at Orckit Communications Ltd., a digital subscriber line developer, and worked on wireless communications systems while he was with the Israeli Defense Signal Corps. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.

 
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Timothy-Chu

GENERAL COUNSEL, SVP HUMAN RESOURCES & CORPORATE SECRETARY

TIMOTHY CHU

Tim is responsible for all aspects of Harmonic’s legal affairs, including corporate governance, commercial transactions, intellectual property, licensing, M&A, data privacy, compliance and litigation. He also leads Harmonic’s global human resources function and oversees the company’s talent and engagement initiatives, organizational strategies, and HR programs and processes. Prior to joining Harmonic, Timothy served as General Counsel and Vice President, Administration at Phoenix Technologies Ltd., a core systems and application software company that he helped take private through a sale to Marlin Equity Partners. Previously, Tim served as Director of Corporate Legal Affairs and Assistant Secretary at Solectron Corporation, a Fortune 500 electronics manufacturing services company that was sold to Flextronics for $3.6 billion. Tim began his legal career as an associate in the New York and Helsinki offices of White & Case LLP before joining Venture Law Group in Silicon Valley as a senior attorney. Tim earned his B.A. in Economics and Chinese Literature and Language and his J.D. from the University of Michigan

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Ian-Graham

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL SALES & VIDEO SERVICES

IAN GRAHAM

Ian Graham drives international sales and video services at Harmonic focusing on Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America, increasing business development by cultivating close relationships with leading video content and services providers. His role involves discovering creative solutions that fit unique customer requirements and ensuring exceptional post-sales support. Previously, Ian was the Vice President of Sales EMEA at Harmonic and Vice President of Sales at Motorola, Connected Home Solutions. He received a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Sheffield Hallam University.

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Jean-Marc-Guiot

 SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS & IT

JEAN-MARC GUIOT

Jean-Marc oversees the global day-to-day operations, keeping the organization running smoothly and poised for growth through his expertise in business operations, operational compliance, facility operations, technical planning, management and monitoring. By ensuring network and data are secure, and that smart IT systems and policies are in place, he keeps Harmonic in a position for rapid and continued business growth. Prior to joining Harmonic, Jean-Marc was Director of Operations at Thomson Video Networks. Over the years, Jean-Marc has become an expert in electronics and project management. He has an engineering degree in electronics from ENSEEIHT in France.

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Neven-Haltmayer

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT R&D, VIDEO BUSINESS

NEVEN HALTMAYER

Neven Haltmayer pushes the envelope of technology innovation at Harmonic, leading R&D projects that solve customers’ biggest challenges, addressing the evolving demands of the market, and driving forward video and cable industry transformations. Prior to joining Harmonic, Neven held various key positions at Canal Plus Technologies, including Vice President of Engineering, and was responsible for system integration and development of STB middleware and interactive applications. Neven earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zagreb, Croatia.

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Sanjay-Karla

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

SANJAY KALRA

As the chief financial officer of a software-centric video solutions and services company, Sanjay Kalra is responsible for the overall financial strategy and direction of Harmonic. He brings over 20 years of extensive public company financial, management and accounting experience to Harmonic. Previously, Sanjay served as a Chief Accounting Officer at Harmonic, Corporate Controller at TiVo, Inc., Vice President and Corporate Controller at Model N, Inc. and held various senior financial leadership roles at Silicon Image after beginning his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young LLP. Sanjay holds a B. Com. in Commerce and Accounting from CCS University, India, is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Gil-Katz

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CABLE ACCESS BUSINESS OPERATIONS

GIL KATZ

Gil Katz is responsible for sales and sales strategy of Harmonic cable access solutions. He accelerates deployments of the company’s CableOS solution around the globe and ensures world-class technical support for new deployments. Beyond leading sales specialists, Gil is responsible for managing and developing the company’s global CableOS lab integration and field trial team, as well as field services and support related to the company’s cable business. Previously at Harmonic, Gil led the development and implementation of next-generation architectures and solutions for the company’s cable edge and access markets. Gil has Bachelor of Science and Arts degrees in computer engineering, software engineering, and electrical engineering from Technion-Machon Technologi Le' Israel.

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Eric-Louvet

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL SALES & VIDEO SERVICES

ERIC LOUVET

Customer satisfaction is a key motivator for Eric Louvet, who leads Harmonic’s global sales and video services with a goal to empower customers with next-generation video solutions around the world. An important part of Eric’s role is unifying the company’s global service and support strategy, workflows and governance. Eric joined Harmonic through the acquisition of Thomson Video Networks (TVN) as Vice President, North America and APAC Sales. Prior to Harmonic, Eric served as the Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services at TVN, a provider of advanced video compression solutions, which was later spun-out of Technicolor SA. Previously, he served in various sales management roles of increasing scope and responsibility with the broadcast and video technology businesses of Technicolor SA (formerly Thompson SA), an electronics and technology company, including several international assignments. Eric holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Aalto University School of Business and a Master in Management degree from the Rennes School of Management.

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Jeremy-Rosenberg

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

JEREMY ROSENBERG

Jeremy Rosenberg plays a pivotal role in growing Harmonic’s sales and technical development, helping to identify and protect the company’s visionary, industry-leading intellectual property. With years of experience in technology strategy consulting and finance in the media industry, Jeremy is key to Harmonic’s evolution and strong financial performance in a distinctly dynamic market. Jeremy came to Harmonic from Music Choice, the world's first digital programming service and a longstanding Harmonic customer, which he co-founded and where he served as the SVP of Technology. Jeremy is an inventor on 53 patents in media technology. His experience also includes technology strategy consulting for Motorola's media business and financial positions in the media industry, including CFO of Visible World (acquired by Comcast). Jeremy holds a B.S. in Economics and Decision Sciences from the Wharton School and an M.B.A. from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Crystele-Trevisan

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

CRYSTELE TREVISAN

Crystele Trevisan is focused on creating a seamless customer experience across all media channels, raising global visibility of Harmonic’s expertise in the media industry. With over 15 years of experience working for high-tech companies, Crystele’s unique talent for implementing solid marketing strategies has led to the successful expansion of the company’s brand awareness and drive sales. Prior to joining Harmonic, Crystele held high-level marketing communications and pre-sales management positions at Thomson Video Networks, Technicolor and Grass Valley. She started her career as sales manager at Thales Broadcast & Multimedia, gaining inside perspective into the sales process and customers’ evolving requirements. She has a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing, and a Ph.D. in international business from Open University.

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Tim-Warren

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, VIDEO BUSINESS

Tim Warren

Tim Warren is responsible for the company’s technology strategy and vision, bringing deep insights to initiatives across cloud, SaaS, artificial intelligence, media processing and video delivery technologies. Under Tim’s focus, Harmonic’s acclaimed VOS® cloud-native solutions have transformed live video streaming, making Harmonic the market leader in this arena. Tim joined Harmonic through the acquisition of Entone Technologies, where he was the co-founder and CTO. Tim served as the lead engineer on the world’s first commercial VOD implementation where he was responsible for the server design, deployment and operations. Tim holds a B.A. and M.A. in Mathematics and Computation from the University of Oxford.

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