brightroom™ was founded with an overriding sense of purpose. Having
participated in numerous events, both on the corporate level and in the sporting
arena, it was clear that there had to be a faster and more efficient way to provide
professional photography services.
Hosting event photographs online combines one of the strengths of the Internet (easy
access) with high quality event photography allowing brightroom to provide unparalleled
customer service to our clients! Finding event photos should be quick, easy and
fun. Using brightroom, finding a specific photo takes a matter of seconds. No more
endless pages of proofs, brightroom will lead event participants directly to their
With a global network of professional event photographers, brightroom has the capability
to be anywhere at any time.
Sol Kanthack, President/CEO & Chairman (TX)
As a co-founder of brightroom, Sol is responsible for business development, identifying and forging strategic alliances, and day-to-day business operations. Sol has several years of sales, marketing and financial experience with notable firms such as Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan and brings early-stage business development experience from the corporate side at flyswat, a software company acquired by NBC, and from the private equity world evaluating investment opportunities with Trident Capital during business school. Outside of the office, Sol is both an avid runner and photographer who regularly participates in both activities. Sol received a B.B.A. in Finance from Texas Christian University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business with the Dean's Award of Distinction and degree concentrations in Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Finance.
Rich Snipes, Chief Technology Officer (CA)
Rich oversees brightroom's technology footprint, from custom imaging software to an international web presence. Through his experience developing software and web solutions for Fortune 500 companies while with Ernst & Young, Rich brings significant design, development, and management skills, including Internet and intranet-based solutions, as well as database design and front-end architecture and deployment. Prior to co-founding brightroom, Rich was responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and mining of a multiple terabyte data warehouse while at software-startup flyswat. Rich is an avid ultra-runner, competing in marathons and ultra-marathons around the country. Rich received Bachelors degrees in Physics and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.