Brightcove Inc., a trusted streaming technology company, announced Dan Freund will join the company as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) on August 1, 2022. In this role, Freund will be responsible for all aspects of Brightcove’s revenue performance, including managing its global sales and customer success organizations and executing its go-to-market strategy.
What is Freund’s industry expertise?
Freund will report directly to Brightcove’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Marc DeBevoise, and will focus on growing Brightcove’s global footprint by bringing the benefits of its streaming technology solutions to any company, brand, or creator looking to own their digital future.
Freund brings more than 25 years of global leadership experience in leading commercial sales and fueling revenue growth for enterprise software companies. Most recently, Freund served as the Chief Revenue Officer for Brandwatch, a data-driven digital consumer intelligence firm.
Prior to working with Brandwatch, Freund served as Chief Sales Officer for Quickbase, an application development platform, where he grew recurring revenue by over 50% in less than two years. Earlier in his career, he spent 17 years at Oracle, where he held several sales leadership positions, grew its OracleDirect division from hundreds of millions to over a billion dollars in revenue, and expanded the organization to over 2,000 team members.
What were the executives’ thoughts on the appointment?
“Dan is known for propelling high levels of growth, performance, and customer success for some of the biggest tech firms. He brings a passion for building collaborative, winning teams that deliver value to clients while driving results. I’m looking forward to working with Dan as we grow our clientale and expand our opportunities,” said Marc DeBevoise, Brightcove CEO.
“Being able to create a global roadmap to help forward-looking firms reach new audiences, build brand loyalty and drive sales is an opportunity I am eager to take on,” said Freund.
“A seismic shift has occurred in how we all consume content and data, and Brightcove is at the forefront of this movement. I look forward to working with Marc, the senior leadership team, and all of our Brightcove team members worldwide to write the next chapter.”