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Brightcove hires Wagner as CFO

April 10, 2024

Brightcove, the streaming technology company, has announced John Wagner is joining the company as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. Wagner will be responsible for Brightcove’s global financial organisation, which includes financial operations, planning, accounting and investor relations.

“John’s strategic financial expertise and impressive record of managing companies through various growth and profitability stages and enhancing shareholder value make him the perfect addition to Brightcove’s leadership,” said Marc DeBevoise, CEO of Brightcove. “His insights and leadership will be instrumental as we deliver on our commitment to providing the best solutions for our customers and maintaining our leadership position in providing streaming technology.”

Wagner brings more than two decades of strategic and operational financial leadership experience within the technology industry. Most recently, Wagner served for nine years as the CFO of EverQuote, an online insurance marketplace, where he oversaw the company’s successful initial public offering (IPO) and led the finance organisation for five years post-IPO. He’s also held senior executive financial roles at various software companies, including Carbonite, Constant Contact, NuoDB, and Salesnet.

“Brightcove has built a legacy of quality and innovation in streaming technology, powering some of the most notable media and enterprise companies,” said Wagner, Brightcove’s CFO. The team’s commitment to innovation and passion for their customers positions Brightcove for a strong future. I look forward to partnering with Marc and the rest of the executive leadership team to help shape the company and lead Brightcove’s financial strategy and operations.”

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