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Rick Hanson Joins Brightcove as Chief Revenue Officer


(NASDAQ:BCOV), the leading provider of cloud services for
video, today announced the appointment of Rick Hanson as Chief Revenue
Officer, a new role for the company. A senior sales executive with over
25 years of experience developing high performing teams, Hanson will
oversee the global sales organization including all customer facing
direct sales, channel sales, and professional services organizations. He
will report to CEO, Jeff Ray.

"Rick is a seasoned sales executive with a proven track record for
achieving revenue goals and developing sales teams worldwide. With
Rick's leadership and deep expertise, we are confident the company will
achieve faster, more consistent revenue growth around the globe," Jeff
Ray, Chief Executive Officer, Brightcove, said. "We are thrilled to have
Rick join the company at this exciting time and truly believe he is the
ideal leader to help usher Brightcove into the next phase of growth."

"Video is rapidly becoming a central component of the marketing and
revenue strategies for companies in a variety of industries.
Brightcove's leadership in this market, combined with its industry
leading products and services, puts it in a great position to benefit
from these positive market trends," Rick Hanson said. "I look forward to
joining the Brightcove team and working with sales leadership to
maximize these opportunities and guide the company to breakout growth."

About Rick Hanson

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.

About Brightcove

(NASDAQ:BCOV) is the leading global provider of powerful cloud
solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on
every screen. A pioneering force in the world of online video since the
company's founding in 2004, Brightcove's award-winning technology,
unparalleled services, extensive partner ecosystem, and proven global
scale have helped thousands of companies in over 70 countries achieve
better business results with video. To learn more, visit

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