Brightcove names Mendels as president and COO

Online video platform Brightcove has appointed David Mendels as president and COO.

He will be responsible for driving Brightcove’s global expansion strategy and operations. Mendels joins from Adobe where he was executive vice-president and general manager of the company’s enterprise software and business productivity division. He will also continue to be a member of the Brightcove board of directors, which he joined in 2008.

Jeremy Allaire remains chairman and chief executive officer