Brightcove appoints seasoned HR expert Trisha Stiles as its CPO

Trisha Stiles, Chief People Officer at Brightcove

Brightcove Inc., the streaming tech firm, has appointed Trisha Stiles as Chief People Officer. Stiles will assume responsibilities on Aug. 29, leading HR strategy, including talent and performance management, spearheading diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, developing competitive people practices, and reinforcing the company’s strategic business growth.

What does Stiles bring to Brightcove in her new role?

Stiles brings over 20 years of experience leading human resources for Fortune 500 companies, including Tableau, a Salesforce Business Unit, CBS Interactive, and NBC Universal.

As VP of employee success at Tableau, she oversaw HR strategy for Tableau’s global engineering, product and marketing teams. She managed comprehensive equality, talent attraction, and firm strategy to bolster company growth and employee performance.

Stiles also served as the head of HR at CBS Interactive (CBSi), one of the largest digital media companies at the time, spanning 21 brands and over 200 million unique users globally.

At CBSi, she helped build the culture across numerous brands, working closely with the leadership team and employee groups. She built the team that launched CBS All Access (now Paramount+), CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital. Stiles scaled the streaming business to over 1,000 employees, which resulted in multiples of revenue growth over her tenure.

What were the executives’ thoughts on the appointment?

Stiles will report to Brightcove CEO, Marc DeBevoise, and will focus on strengthening and amplifying Brightcove’s organizational structure, talent development, and culture building.

“Trisha is a seasoned HR executive with a deep commitment to developing collaborative firm cultures where employees are motivated to drive results and succeed. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Trisha before and know she will be the perfect fit to strengthen our firm’s culture and attract top talent to Brightcove,” said Marc DeBevoise, CEO at Brightcove.

“Creating connectivity with employees in this new work is paramount to develop, grow and build out successful diverse teams. Brightcove has cultivated a connected workforce of passionate people worldwide who bring a diversity of strengths, ideas, and backgrounds. I’m very excited to build on the company’s strong foundation to create an environment where our team members can do their best work and be their best selves,” commented Stiles.