David Mendels

David Mendels has helped build and lead several of the most innovative software companies of the last 25 years. Most recently, he was CEO of Brightcove, the leading software-as-a-service online video platform, delivering over 200 years of video every 24 hours for over 2000 customers in 75 countries. Brightcove was also named Best Place to Work in Boston by the Boston Globe. Prior to Brightcove, he held multiple leadership roles at Macromedia and Adobe over 16 years, including leading the business units for technologies that had a fundamental impact on our experience of the internet include Adobe Flash and PDF.

David also has roles as a Board Member with Resilient Coders, as advisor/mentor with Our Generation Speaks and as a member of the steering committee of the Movement Voter Project. David has a Master’s Degree in Japanese Studies from the University of California at Berkeley and a B.A. from Wesleyan University.

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