Brightcove announces the hire of curated industry expert David Beck

David Beck, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer at Brightcove

Brightcove Inc., the intelligent video streaming, monetization, and communications platform, announced a key hire. David Beck will join Brightcove as its first Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer, leading strategy, business development, and corporate development.

What will be the role of Beck at Brightcove?

Working closely with recently appointed CEO, Marc DeBevoise, Beck will be focused on developing strategies that enhance current offerings and create opportunities to expand Brightcove’s existing businesses. His broad remit will also focus on enabling Brightcove to expand into new markets and lines of business utilizing its market-leading software platform.

“We are excited to bolster our executive team with the appointment of David Beck as Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer. David is an exceptional strategist and operator with deep industry experience and a proven track record of architecting innovative strategies and initiatives for world-class companies and brands,” said Marc DeBevoise, CEO, Brightcove.

Marc DeBevoise, Chief Executive Officer, Brightcove inc

“I’m excited to get to work with David and have him help us realize our vision and crystalize our continued growth strategy,” Marc added. Beck brings 20 years of experience in strategy, operations, and business development at elite digital brands, most recently having served as the Executive Vice President, Head of Content Strategy and Business Operations at AMC.

What is the industry expertise of Beck?

Beck led the acceleration of AMC’s streaming business model transformation, including its integrated Linear, SVOD (AMC+), and AVOD/FAST partnerships for B2B and DTC distribution.

He drove the modernization of core operations across AMC, BBC America, Sundance TV, IFC, and WE TV. Prior to his time at AMC, David served as the EVP, Corporate Strategy & Operations at WarnerMedia, and Chief Strategy Officer of TNT & TBS. He is also the co-founder of advisory and investment firm BRAVE Ventures, acquired by Turner (now Warner Bros. Discovery).

“Brightcove is a trailblazer in the video communications space, and I’m both energized and honored to join the company at such an exciting time. With a new CEO developing a focused vision, a fantastic team with building enthusiasm and ready to act, and a best in class tech platform, I am incredibly excited to go after the opportunities ahead of us,” said Beck.