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of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): September 12, 2018




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DELAWARE   001-35429   20-1579162

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290 Congress Street, Boston, MA

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Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Appointment of Certain Officers.

(b) Resignation of Christopher Stagno

On September 12, 2018, Christopher Stagno resigned as the Principal Accounting Officer of Brightcove Inc. (the “Company”) and notified the Company of his intention to leave the Company to pursue a new professional opportunity. Mr. Stagno’s resignation is not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices. Mr. Stagno is expected to continue to provide services to the Company as an employee until October 16, 2018.

(c) Appointment of Principal Accounting Officer

Effective upon Mr. Stagno’s resignation on September 12, 2018, Robert Noreck was appointed as Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Noreck, 43, has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Principal Financial Officer since May 3, 2018. From July 2017 through May 2018, Mr. Noreck served as our Senior Vice President, Finance and Sales Operations. From October 2013 through May 2016, Mr. Noreck served as our Vice President, Finance. From January 2011 through September 2013, Mr. Noreck served as our Director, Financial Planning and Analysis. From June 2016 through January 2017, Mr. Noreck served as the Executive Vice President, Finance for FloSports, Inc., a provider of live digital sports and original content. Mr. Noreck holds a B.S. in Finance from Binghamton University and an MBA from the F.W. Olin School of Business at Babson College.

There are no family relationships between Mr. Noreck and any director or executive officer of the Company, and other than as described in this Item 5.02, Mr. Noreck has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    Brightcove Inc.
Date: September 13, 2018     By:   /s/ Jeff Ray

Jeff Ray

Chief Executive Officer