Shahar Bar is the Senior Vice President, Video Products & Corporate Development, leading 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.