Congrats to David Mendels (and Jeremy Allaire)
Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that David Mendels has been named president and chief operating officer. Mendels is an exceptional leader with nearly two decades of experience building some of the most successful Internet software platforms and businesses. Mendels will be responsible for driving Brightcove's global expansion strategy and operations. Mendels comes to Brightcove most recently from Adobe where he was instrumental in accelerating the adoption of key platform technologies, including Flash, Flex, Acrobat and LiveCycle, into must haves for today's enterprises and into a thriving billion dollar business for Adobe. Mendels will also continue to be a member of the Brightcove Board of Directors, which he joined in late 2008.