Dan Freund will join the company as chief revenue officer 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 organisations and executing its go-to-market strategy.
Freund will report directly to Brightcove CEO Marc DeBevoise, and will focus on growing Brightcove's global footprint by bringing the benefits of its leading streaming technology solutions to any company, brand, or creator looking to own their digital future.
"Dan is known for propelling high levels of growth, performance, and customer success for some of the world's biggest technology companies.
"He brings a passion for building collaborative, winning teams that deliver value to customers while driving results," DeBevoise says.
"I'm looking forward to working with Dan as we grow our customer base and expand our opportunities."
Freund brings more than 25 years of global leadership experience in leading commercial sales and fueling revenue growth for enterprise software companies.
Most recently, he served as Brandwatch chief revenue officer and, prior to that, served as Quickbase chief sales officer.
Earlier in his career, he spent 17 years at Oracle, where he held several sales leadership positions.
"Being able to create a cohesive, global roadmap to help forward-looking companies reach new audiences, build brand loyalty and drive sales is a phenomenal opportunity and one I am eager to take on," Freund says.
"A seismic shift has occurred in how we all consume content and information, and Brightcove is at the forefront of this movement. I look forward to working closely with Marc, the senior leadership team, and all of our Brightcove team members worldwide to write the next chapter."