Brightcove Adds Former Comcast Executive Derek Harrar to Board of Directors

  Brightcove Adds Former Comcast Executive Derek Harrar to Board of Directors

 Recognized leader in the digital media and cable industry brings a wealth of
          successful management, strategic and technology experience

Business Wire

BOSTON -- January 9, 2014

Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading global provider of cloud services for
video, today announced that former Comcast senior vice president and general
manager of video and entertainment services, Derek Harrar, has joined the
Brightcove Board of Directors. Harrar brings significant media experience and
depth that will be instrumental as Brightcove increases its focus on
delivering unbeatable value for television broadcasters, programmers and
distributors worldwide.

“We are thrilled to welcome Derek Harrar to the Board of Directors as we
expand our focus on solving the unique challenges facing broadcasters and TV
programmers today,” said David Mendels, chief executive officer at Brightcove.
“Derek is a seasoned and recognized industry insider who brings a strong
customer perspective to our board. We look forward to his input as we embark
on an exciting year ahead.”

Harrar brings a wealth of successful management, strategic and technology
experience to the Brightcove Board, having led all aspects of Comcast’s
flagship video business, including basic and digital cable, HD, video
on-demand and DVR services. He joined Comcast in 2004 as vice president of
business development and was later named vice president of subscriber
equipment, followed by vice president of video product management. Prior to
joining Comcast, Harrar was co-founder and vice president of business
development for MegaSense, a startup in Silicon Valley, and an investment
banker for Morgan Stanley in Silicon Valley and New York.

“It’s an exciting time to join Brightcove’s Board as the company expands its
commitment to the media industry with the recent transaction with Unicorn
Media,” said Harrar. “Addressing delivery and monetization of online video
with one suite of cloud services represents another example of a great team
proactively evolving a world-class company to lead in the dynamic,
rapid-growth online video sector. I look forward to contributing to the
company’s success going forward.”

About Brightcove

Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading global provider of cloud services
for video, offers a family of products that revolutionize the way
organizations deliver video experiences. The company’s products include Video
Cloud, the market-leading online video platform and Zencoder, a leading
cloud-based media processing service and HTML5 video player technology
provider. Brightcove has more than 6,300 customers in over 70 countries that
rely on Brightcove cloud content services to build and operate video
experiences across PCs, smartphones, tablets and connected TVs. For more
information, visit http://www.brightcove.com.

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Contact:

North America:
InkHouse for Brightcove
Lisa van der Pool, 781-966-4142
lvanderpool@inkhouse.com
or
Europe:
AxiCom for Brightcove
Sheena Riviera, +44 20 8392 4064
sheena.riviera@axicom.com
 
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