Introduce Yourself

  • 20 November 2023
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Let’s get to know each other. Tell us:

  1. Your name
  2. Your company’s name and role there
  3. What do you expect to get out of this community 
  4. Your current obsession

 

I will go first. I am Varsha Ahir, Bright Spot’s Community Manager. I expect this community to become a space of learning, knowledge sharing and growth for Brightcove customers. I am currently and forever obsessed with my dog, Laika 🐶


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Hi. My Name is Sheryn Anthes, I manage the Customer Marketing team at Brighcove. I am excited to be able to connect directly with our customers and help them get the most out of Brightcove to meet their goals. I am currently obsessed with traveling and exploring the world.

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Hi! My name is Linda D’Angelo, Sr. Manager, Customer Success Operations & Programs.  I am looking forward to seeing our customers be inspired, help solve problems and share knowledge.  My current obsession is pickleball! Anyone up for a game? 😀

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Hi there. I’m Matt Noyes, Sr. Director of Product Marketing and my focus is on our enterprise business. I look forward to helping our customers and fellow Brightcovers answer questions related to our offerings related to marketing and internal communications use cases. I also look forward to learning from our customers as we use this platform to engage directly. My current obsession is preparing for a marathon in the spring.

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Hi all! I’m David Hernandez, Customer Success Director at Brightcove. I expect this Community to allow my customers to engage in inspiring conversations with our Brightcove customers. A place where people can come to collaborate, ask questions and help drive overall success with using our amazing products. Besides now wanting to challenge Linda to a game of pickleball, exploring new trails in around my home on my mountain bike.

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Hi!

My name is Leeza Gourinovitch, I am a part of the Marketing Operations team at Brighcove. I am excited to be able to connect with our customers to address any questions relating to integrations with Brightcove products. My current obsession is Djing/mixing music. 

Hello, My name is Paula Grimmer and I am the CEO of Auslan Education Services.

Im hoping to learn lots by reading other peoples comments and about how they use BC.

My obsession is Auslan and my dog Tiger

Hey y’all! My name is Ron Sas. I am the Senior Creative Director at VITAS Healthcare and hoping to get valuable insights from others in this community. As far as obsessions, two truths and lie are always fun...gravel bike trails and running. I also know every line to EVERY Busta Rhymes song EVER!

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Hey y’all! My name is Ron Sas. I am the Senior Creative Director at VITAS Healthcare and hoping to get valuable insights from others in this community. As far as obsessions, two truths and lie are always fun...gravel bike trails and running. I also know every line to EVERY Busta Rhymes song EVER!

Welcome to the Bright Spot @Ron Sas and thank you for being our beta user. And hey in our next customer meetup, I am definitely putting you on spot to drop some verses from Busta 😃

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Hello, My name is Paula Grimmer and I am the CEO of Auslan Education Services.

Im hoping to learn lots by reading other peoples comments and about how they use BC.

My obsession is Auslan and my dog Tiger

Welcome to the Bright Spot @Paula Grimmer and thank you for being among our first few community members and helping us test the platform.

Hello, I’m Mitch Forst, Director of Multimedia Production and Design for CFA Institute. We have been a Brightcove customer since 2017ish. Hoping to see what other customers are using Brightcove for and learn from others. My obsessions are anything David Lynch, travel/outdoors, and EVs. 

Hi everyone! My name is Laurent Bridenne, and I am a VP of Enterprise Solutions for NewSpark (tech partner/reseller) and Event Tech lead for Oracle. I’ve been a Brightcove customer, employee and now a partner over the past 15 years.

Looking to share my experiences, and learn from all of you as well.

My obsession is playing along to metal tunes on my guitar(s) 🤘

 

 

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Hi everyone! My name is Laurent Bridenne, and I am a VP of Enterprise Solutions for NewSpark (tech partner/reseller) and Event Tech lead for Oracle. I’ve been a Brightcove customer, employee and now a partner over the past 15 years.

Looking to share my experiences, and learn from all of you as well.

My obsession is playing along to metal tunes on my guitar(s) 🤘

 

 

Welcome to the Bright Spot @Laurent Bridenne!!! If you haven’t yet already, meet our Social Media Manager @Cameron Ford. He is quite popular at Brightcove for his singing and guitar skills.  

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Hello, I’m Mitch Forst, Director of Multimedia Production and Design for CFA Institute. We have been a Brightcove customer since 2017ish. Hoping to see what other customers are using Brightcove for and learn from others. My obsessions are anything David Lynch, travel/outdoors, and EVs. 

Welcome to the community @Mitchell Forst! Thank you for being our long standing  valued customer. We hope you find this community helpful. If you have any feedback or thoughts, please don’t hesitate in sharing them with us. 

Hi everyone! My name is Laurent Bridenne, and I am a VP of Enterprise Solutions for NewSpark (tech partner/reseller) and Event Tech lead for Oracle. I’ve been a Brightcove customer, employee and now a partner over the past 15 years.

Looking to share my experiences, and learn from all of you as well.

My obsession is playing along to metal tunes on my guitar(s) 🤘

 

 

Welcome to the Bright Spot @Laurent Bridenne!!! If you haven’t yet already, meet our Social Media Manager @Cameron Ford. He is quite popular at Brightcove for his singing and guitar skills.  

Hi @Laurent Bridenne, I’m the social media manager for Brightcove and I make guitar tutorials on the weekends and post them to TikTok/Youtube. Welcome to the Bright Spot!
-Cameron

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Hello, everyone! My name is Andy Hartono, and I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce myself as an engineer. I have been a Brightcove customer since 2016. I look forward to connecting with all of you to exchange ideas and explore opportunities in this exciting field.

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Hello, everyone! My name is Andy Hartono, and I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce myself as an engineer. I have been a Brightcove customer since 2016. I look forward to connecting with all of you to exchange ideas and explore opportunities in this exciting field.

Welcome @Andy Hartono. It’s great to see you actively helping others in this community. Thank you! 

Hey All! Im Erica Wight, Client Solutions Manager on the Brightcove Global Services Team. We consult and build unique solutions, workflows, and experiences for Brightcove customers. Im looking forward to hearing directly from our clients and understanding the ways in which they leverage Brightcove and where they may be looking to enhance the solution further. Im currently focused on getting in workouts each week and have been doing Orangetheory fitness and loving their classes.

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Hey All! Im Erica Wight, Client Solutions Manager on the Brightcove Global Services Team. We consult and build unique solutions, workflows, and experiences for Brightcove customers. Im looking forward to hearing directly from our clients and understanding the ways in which they leverage Brightcove and where they may be looking to enhance the solution further. Im currently focused on getting in workouts each week and have been doing Orangetheory fitness and loving their classes.

Hey @Erica Wight!!! happy to see you here :) Do explore community groups, joining them would be useful too -  https://community.brightcove.com/groups
And glad to hear about your fitness goals, all the best 💪🏼

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Hello All,

My name is Michael Arguin and I am approaching my 10 year anniversary as a Brightcove Employee (March 31, 2024). I have worked in Developer Support, the Web Players Development Team and most recently as Senior Manager, Marketplace and Developer Support, responsible for helping onboard third party developers using our APIs and SDKS to build integrations into the Brightcove Platform to extend customer value and use cases in their digital video investments.  Happy to have this forum to connect to customers and partner to assist with technical questions around building integrations and connections to couple Brightcove to your workflow and processes!

Cheers!

John Trimble Database Manager at Dallas Black Dance Theatre.  Accidental techie in the inner workings of ticket sales (live, livestream and on-demand), fundraising, website, marketing and more.  DBDT is in its 46th season with annual local performance seasons and US and world touring for first and second companies of dancers, and our dance academy is in its 50th year. We use Brightcove via the Stream2 integration with Tessitura database. So far we’ve used Brightcove for livestreams and on-demand, but always keen to make greatest possible use of resources.

My obsessions are many including Argentine tango, family and friends. 

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John Trimble Database Manager at Dallas Black Dance Theatre.  Accidental techie in the inner workings of ticket sales (live, livestream and on-demand), fundraising, website, marketing and more.  DBDT is in its 46th season with annual local performance seasons and US and world touring for first and second companies of dancers, and our dance academy is in its 50th year. We use Brightcove via the Stream2 integration with Tessitura database. So far we’ve used Brightcove for livestreams and on-demand, but always keen to make greatest possible use of resources.

My obsessions are many including Argentine tango, family and friends. 

Hey @John Trimble, so good to see you here. Welcome to Brightcove’s customer community.  I am working on setting up our next quarterly group meetup. Feel free to RSVP to it. Also, if you have any particular topic you want to discuss this time, please do share it in the group.

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Hi Folks,

My name is Theo. I run Demand Generation at Brightcove and am a passionate believer in video’s ability to get compelling messages to land with the target audience. Video is simply the most effective medium available to content marketers. I hope share and learn best practices with like minded marketing types.

My current obsession is the Hogwarts Legacy video game on the PS5. I really should put it down… Its becoming a bit much.

Hi, I am Hiro Sampei from Tokyo.

Am working on sales at Brightcove, loving a tech pictures to change the world.

I want to see the people and cases which challenge a lot in this park.

My current obsession is searching a video teach me how to cook a beautiful pasta.(yummy)

Hi! This is Patrick Tangney. Customer Success Director at Brightcove. I am looking forward to hearing from and learning from our customers across the globe!

Hello!

I am David Pérez, from Madrid (Spain). Brightcove customer since 2011 and managing our VoD and live streaming service since then. Happy to be here to learn from you all 👍🏻

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