Diane Hessan Joins Brightcove's Board of Directors
Successful entrepreneur and marketer brings extensive digital
marketing experience and strategic business acumen to online video
(NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading provider of cloud services for video, today
announced that Diane Hessan, successful business executive, marketing
authority and serial entrepreneur, has been elected to Brightcove's
board of directors.
Hessan is currently Chairman of C
Space, an innovative market research company that was acquired by
Omnicom in 2011. During her 13 years as CEO, she led C Space in
achieving exponential growth, building an organization of over 500
people with offices in 12 countries and "a Blue Chip client list that
would make a Madison Avenue giant jealous," according to Advertising Age.
"Diane is the perfect choice for Brightcove at this stage of our
company," said David Mendels, Brightcove's CEO. "Diane has a deep
understanding of the challenges facing today's CMOs and their marketing
teams. We believe that her expertise, together with her business
operations and public company experience, will help us capture the
incredible opportunities that the exponential growth of video offers us,
especially with digital marketers and enterprises."
"Brightcove is looking to solve a big problem for marketers and
enterprises," said Hessan. "And what's even more exciting for me are the
rave reviews I've heard about the company in my conversations with
customers, analysts, and tech industry insiders. It isn't often that you
find a company that is delivering outstanding products, executing well
in market, and continually innovating. Brightcove is doing all three."
Hessan earned an M.B.A from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in
Economics from Tufts University. She has extensive experience serving on
boards, including Panera, Eastern Bank, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center, Mass Challenge, and Tufts University. She co-authored the
Business Week best seller Customer-Centered Growth with Richard
Whiteley, which examined how today's successful companies are achieving
explosive growth. She has received numerous business awards and, in her
spare time, founded The Sound Bytes, an a cappella group that sings
Brightcove on social media:
Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOV) is the leading global provider of powerful
cloud solutions for delivering and monetizing video across connected
devices. The company offers a full suite of products and services that
reduce the cost and complexity associated with publishing, distributing,
measuring and monetizing video across devices. Brightcove has thousands
of customers in over 70 countries that rely on the company's cloud
solutions to successfully publish high-quality video experiences to
audiences everywhere. To learn more, visit www.brightcove.com.
This press release may include forward-looking statements regarding
anticipated objectives, growth and/or expected product and service
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cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations
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uncertainties, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent annual
report on Form 10-K. Brightcove assumes no obligation to update any
forward-looking statements contained in this press release in the event
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only as of the date they are made.
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Phil LeClare, 617-674-6510
Source: Brightcove Inc.
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