Press for Brightcove

Brightcove, the leading online video platform, today announced that Dennis Rose has joined the company as vice president for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Rose brings thirty years of sales, marketing and operations experience to Brightcove, including more than sixteen years in international business development. At Brightcove, Rose will lead the company’s investment and expansion across key APAC markets – a region with the largest number of Internet users and one that is experiencing significant growth in online video across PCs and mobile devices.

Brightcove, the leading online video platform, today announced a series of major new customer wins in Japan with major brand marketers and e-commerce organizations, including RESTIR, PhaseOne, Inc., Dr. Ci: Labo Co., Ltd., Girls Professional Baseball League and Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd. These organizations are leveraging the fully-localized Brightcove platform to drive customer engagement with their online video content and increase conversions for their e-commerce initiatives.

Brightcove, the leading online video platform, today announced that the company has doubled the size of its global customer base in the first half of 2010 to more than 1,800 media publishers in 48 countries. Over the past two quarters, Brightcove has fueled its growth with dozens of online video innovations that extend distribution, improve quality, remove complexity, and generate value for customers. In response to worldwide demand, Brightcove has opened new country headquarters in Spain and France, while deepening investments and leadership across North America, Europe and Asia.

Brightcove, a provider of video software for company websites, is looking to step up its presence outside the US with the appointment of an executive to push into Asian markets.

Dennis Rose, a former Asia head for Citrix, whose technology gives users remote access to their desktops, will focus on South Korea, Australia and Singapore, Jeremy Allaire, chief executive, told the FT.