Allen Dickson joins as vice president of Media, EMEA, after
successful stints at RealNetworks, Rhapsody (Napster), and Nielsen
Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), the leading provider of cloud services for
video, today announced the hiring of Allen Dickson as vice president of
media, EMEA. Dickson will lead the Media business in Europe, which
includes responsibility for new and existing Media business across the
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Allen Dickson at the Brightcove headquarters in Boston. (Photo: Business Wire)
Dickson brings 15 years of experience working with European customers in
executive roles at technology and digital media companies like
RealNetworks, Rhapsody (Napster), and Nielsen. Previous to joining
Brightcove, Dickson spent 10 years in a variety of leadership roles at
RealNetworks, a provider of Internet streaming media delivery software
and services. In his most recent role, Dickson was vice president of
media entertainment for RealNetworks in Europe and worked with a broad
spectrum of mobile customers to deliver digital music services. Focusing
on the distribution and adoption of the new personal media cloud
service, Dickson worked to resolve the complexity of video while
pioneering story creation automation by intelligently combining
location, photos, video, and music.
"We are thrilled to have Allen on board to oversee our existing business
while working to aggressively grow our Media business in Europe.
Throughout his career, Allen has continually proven his ability to build
teams across the region and execute on goals," Mark Blair, senior vice
president, international at Brightcove, said. "He brings an impressive
track record with vast knowledge and experience in the video ecosystem
including codecs, encoding, streaming and player software technology. As
we continue take this journey with our media customers to improve the
user experience, reduce costs, and increase revenue potential, we look
forward to harnessing Allen's experience."
"After multiple leadership positions at RealNetworks, I am excited to be
making the move to Brightcove to lead the Media Business in Europe,"
Dickson said. "As the demand for streaming video and delivering TV-like
experiences grows stronger than ever, I look forward to working with the
team across the region and globally to deliver truly unique experiences
for our customers while working to address the challenges at hand."
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monetizing video across connected devices. The company offers a full
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associated with publishing, distributing, measuring and monetizing video
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countries that rely on the company's cloud solutions to successfully
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