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Brightcove appoints John Wagner as chief financial officer

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Brightcove announced John Wagner is joining the company as the chief financial officer. Wagner will be responsible for Brightcove’s global financial organization, 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.”

Mr. Wagner brings more than two decades of strategic and operational financial leadership experience within the technology industry. He brings extensive experience managing and scaling financial operations to support growth and profitability in addition to public and private capital raising and acquisitions. 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 organization 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.”

Wagner holds a B.B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an M.B.A. degree from Boston University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts.

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