Leadership

Rakesh Agrawal, Founder and CEO

Rakesh is the driving force behind SnapStream. A self-described news junkie, he evolved SnapStream from its origins as a pioneering DVR product to an indispensable news & media video workspace that empowers digital storytellers around the world via newsworthy TV moments. He is also a direct investor in 100+ early-stage software and life science companies and a limited partner in a variety of venture capital and cryptocurrency hedge funds. Rakesh serves on the boards of Houston Exponential and the Post Oak School and holds Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Rice University in Houston, TX.

Sarah Eck, VP of Marketing

Sarah Eck is a seasoned strategic marketer with nearly 20 years of experience building successful brands in the tech, cybersecurity, business aviation, and CPG industries. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, she has a passion for consumer behavior, compelling content, and powerful storytelling.

John “JR” Reale, Advisor

With extensive experience as an operator and investor in early-stage technology companies, JR is focused on transforming visions into realities. He has worked with SnapStream leadership since May 2019 to drive strategic evolution and company growth.

Tom Cabanski, President

Tom Cabanski is a high-energy hands-on leader, Agile developer, cloud architect and entrepreneur with a successful track record of growing successful businesses. He has made a positive impact across a variety of industries including e-commerce, retail, supply chain and SaaS in software engineering, and has held consulting and executive leadership roles over his nearly 40-year career.

Bethany Goldson, People Operations

With experience ranging from opera singing to teaching, Bethany brings a unique point of view to the field of People Operations. She believes in empowering others to be their best selves, and is proud to have prioritized this mission while creating the SnapStreamer experience. A true community aficionado, Bethany recently joined the Community Leadership Team for the Cultivators Community and is an active volunteer at the Harbor Playhouse community theater in her hometown.

Peter Hollmer, Director of Engineering

Peter is a detail-oriented leader with a 20+ year career ranging from enterprise IT to the development of consumer and enterprise-oriented user-facing software. A technologist and inveterate tinkerer with a passion for seeing his team’s vision delight customers, he has worked at bootstrapped startups, multinational corporations, and everything in between.