Jeff Ray brings a decades-long track record of technology leadership and accomplishments as a CEO and senior executive. He has excelled in executive leadership roles at multiple enterprise technology companies of scale, including Ellucian, Ventyx (acquired by ABB), DS SolidWorks, Progress Software, Compuware, and IBM. Jeff has demonstrated an ability to enhance go-to-market strategies, scale enterprises, and expand business opportunities at global technology companies. Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Texas A&M University.
Robert NoreckEVP & CFO
Robert Noreck has more than 20 years of financial experience in a wide range of of technology and software companies. He joined Brightcove in 2011. Most recently, Mr. Noreck held positions at other Boston-based companies such as Fidelity Investments, BostonCoach, and City Year. He received his BS degree with a concentration in Finance from Binghamton University and holds an MBA from the F.W. Olin School of Business at Babson College.
Jennifer SmithChief Marketing Officer
Jennifer leads the marketing organization at Brightcove, encompassing product marketing, demand generation, and marketing communications, and is responsible for operational execution on a global level. Smith is an international marketing executive who brings more than 20 years of experience in global technology companies to Brightcove. She is recognized for her leadership skills in go-to-market strategy and has a proven track record of making improvements across product, sales, and marketing for public and private companies. Most recently, she served as CMO at Alfresco Software (recently acquired by Hyland), where she led the transformation of the company’s positioning from technology vendor to platform solution provider, managing all aspects of marketing.
Prior to joining Alfresco, Smith was CMO of Software AG, an enterprise software company with more than 10,000 customers in over 70 countries. Prior to that, she served as the CMO of Globoforce, and as Senior Vice President and CMO of Avid Technology and Progress Software. She also held senior marketing roles at Information Builders, PeopleSoft and Microsoft.
Rick HansonChief Revenue Officer
Rick Hanson joins Brightcove from CA Technologies, where he served as SVP & GM of North America and was responsible for the America's team sales efforts with the top global 1000 and Fortune 1000 accounts in market leading areas.
Prior to CA Technologies, Rick served as EVP of Global Sales for Skyport Systems, a venture-backed company in the hyper converged infrastructure space. Before Skyport Systems, Rick oversaw HP’s software business, where he was responsible for the company’s $4 billion global software sales organization. Additionally, Rick spent 14 years at RSA as Vice President of Worldwide Sales Engineering & Sales Methodology Training and Area Sales Director where he built the global sales engineering organization for RSA Security from the ground up. Rick began his career by enlisting in the United States Air Force.
Namita DhallanChief Product Officer
Namita Dhallan leads the product management, engineering, and operations functions at Brightcove. Bringing deep market insight, Namita is responsible for driving Brightcove’s product innovation and delivering world-class video solutions to organizations around the world.
Namita is a proven leader in the high tech world. Prior to her work with Brightcove, Namita was Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer at Ellucian where she led engineering, product management, and cloud ops/dev ops. She was previously Executive Vice President Product Strategy and Engineering at Deltek. Prior to that, Namita held several positions in product management and product development at Blue Yonder. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Maryland College Park.
David PlotkinChief Legal Officer
David is Brightcove's Chief Legal Officer. He manages the company's global legal affairs, as well as its governance, compliance, and privacy programs. David also handles the executive management of Brightcove’s Support and Customer Success organizations and leads a number of important cross-company initiatives.
David joined Brightcove in 2007 as the company's VP of Business and Legal Affairs. In addition to leading our commercial legal dealings, he was also responsible for negotiating many of the company's significant business relationships. Prior to his current role, David held the title of General Counsel and Global Privacy Officer.
Before joining Brightcove, David was a partner in the Media & IP practice of Boston law firm Prince Lobel. Before that, he was an associate at Hill & Barlow, also located in Boston. Prior to his tenure in private practice, David was a law clerk for a federal district judge in Connecticut.
David received his JD from Northeastern University School of Law and his BA in Economics from The George Washington University.
Denise GrimleyChief Customer Experience Officer
Denise Grimley joined Brightcove in 2011 after holding positions at ServiceCEO, Vanu, and Deploy Solutions. During her 20+ years of experience she’s demonstrated the ability to grow customer centric teams from the ground up and has optimized existing teams in Technical Support, Professional Services (for both hardware and software programs), Customer Success and Technical Documentation. She now oversees Customer Experience at Brightcove which comprises Technical Support, Technical Customer Experience, Business Security, Customer Success, and Onboarding teams. Denise received her Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University in Political Science and Government with a minor in Women’s Studies.
Amee DesjourdyChief People Officer
Amee Desjourdy joins Brightcove from Quanterix, where she served as their Chief People and Culture Officer. Prior to Quanterix, Amee was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Global Partners LP, a Fortune 500 listed corporation specializing in petroleum products and renewable fuels distribution. In this role she was responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive HR strategy, supporting several thousand employees and leading an HR team located across multiple US locations.
Amee brings significant experience building, integrating and developing US-based and global teams in support of both acquisitive and organic business growth. Throughout her career, she has helped create unique and dynamic company cultures, specifically during times of rapid growth or change. Amee is a graduate of The University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she received a BA in Sociology.
Michael LoriaExecutive Vice President of Corporate Development
Michael joins Brightcove following a 19-year career with IBM. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Business and Corporate Development for the IBM Security Division, the leading worldwide provider of enterprise security products and services. As one of the founding members of the division, Michael managed the reseller channels organization, the development of the technology partners ecosystem and strategic alliances, technology licensing. Prior to this, Michael had similar responsibilities within IBM Rational Software and IBM Lotus.
Michael is an experienced corporate development executive who has led a significant number of business and technology acquisitions, IP licensing, divestiture agreements across several industries and multiple companies over his career.
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