|Keith E. Bechard|
Owner, Pear Lake Consulting LLC
Mr. Bechard brings over 30 years of experience in cable television, information systems and communications technology to Entropic Communications. As owner of Pear Lake Consulting, Mr. Bechard currently serves as executive advisor to Canoe Ventures LLC, and previously served as executive advisor to PolyCipher, both of which are cable industry joint ventures owned by Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and other major cable MSOs. He has acted as a consultant to cable related businesses, including Vidiom Systems, Adelphia Communications and Ceon. Bechard has served as a member of various technical advisory boards including Midstream Technologies and ManyStreams, Inc. Prior to starting his consulting firm, Mr. Bechard served as vice president of video product engineering for AT&T Broadband, responsible for deploying advanced digital set tops and launching systems to provide Interactive television services. Prior to AT&T Broadband, he held key positions at MediaOne Labs, developing strategies for video-on-demand, high-definition television and all digital networks. He has also held positions with U S WEST.
Mr. Bechard holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Colorado.