Eric Burns is the co-founder and CEO of Panopto. Eric has spent his career building massive-scale digital media libraries and innovating in the fields of distance learning, multimedia search, and video streaming. Before founding Panopto, he was a senior engineer at Microsoft Corporation working on Windows services. He received his Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University, where he oversaw the design, development and implementation of digital libraries and parallel computing platforms. Eric is a member of the Internet2 Board of Trustees and also serves on Panopto’s Board of Directors.
Sean Gorman is Panopto’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for marketing, business development, sales engineering, customer success, operations, customer support, employee experience, and IT. Sean brings a strong combination of operating experience, deep leadership skills, and an understanding of global technology platforms to Panopto. Prior to his current role, Sean was the Director and General Manager of Amazon’s Newsstand business as well as the Kindle Store. Prior to that, he was the Director of Strategic Planning for the Xbox business at Microsoft. Sean earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Product Design from Stanford University, and an MBA from UCLA.
Dennis Farkos serves as Chief Financial Officer at Panopto, and oversees the company’s financial planning, record-keeping, and reporting. As a financial executive, Dennis specializes in early- and growth-stage organizations. He has over 20 years of experience in driving business results and shareholder value. Prior to joining Panopto, Dennis served as Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer for Confluence. In 2006 for his work in that role, he was named CFO of the Year by the Pittsburgh Business Times.
Brad Toney serves as Chief Legal Officer at Panopto, where he is responsible for all of its domestic and international legal affairs. He is a business-minded attorney who brings over 25 years of in-house experience to the company and carries a deep knowledge of many areas important to corporate practice. Prior to his current role, Brad was Senior Vice President, General Counsel at PeopleConnect, a leading company in the online people search industry. He previously worked as Vice President of Employee Relations and General Counsel for Pro Air, a commercial passenger airline, and as Assistant Counsel for Midcom Communications, a telecommunication service provider. Brad received his BA from the University of Puget Sound and his J.D., cum laude, from Willamette University College of Law.
Will Wyatt serves as the Chief Sales Officer at Panopto, overseeing sales and sales development globally. Will brings years of experience growing and scaling global revenue organizations, with numerous years of experience overseeing teams selling to fortune 500 corporations. Prior to his current role, Will ran sales and partnerships for Ekata, a digital identity verification company that sold to MasterCard. Prior to that, Will started a digital marketing agency and held numerous sales leadership roles at technology companies in the Seattle area.