Brightcove, which provides technology solutions to the world using the medium of videos for better customer experience, has appointed Trisha Stiles as its chief people officer.
Stiles will assume her position on 29 August and will report to Marc DeBevoise, CEO, Brighcove.
In this role, Stiles will lead the people strategy for the Company, including talent and performance management. She will also spearhead diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, develop competitive people practices, and reinforce the Company’s strategic direction and business growth. She will further work closely with DeBevoise to drive the Company’s culture and amplify its organisational structure.
Prior to this appointment, Stiles was working with Tableau, a Salesforce business unit, as the VP for employee success. There, she oversaw HR strategy for Tableau’s global engineering, product and marketing teams. She managed comprehensive equality, talent attraction, and organisation strategy to bolster growth and employee performance.
DeBevoise who has worked with Stiles before in one of his stints at CBS Interactive, a media and broadcasting company, finds Stiles to be “a seasoned human resources executive with a deep commitment to developing inclusive, collaborative company cultures where employees are motivated to drive results and succeed.”
Stiles carries about two decades of experience in HR leadership roles. In her initial years, she worked with brands such as NBC Universal and CBS Interactive, which were both into the broadcasting and media industry in the US. She spent close to a decade with NBC, where she served her last position as the director – HR. Moving on, she joined CBS Interactive as director – HR and business partner. At CBS, Stiles went on to spend six years successful years and served her last position as SVP-HR. During her tenure at CBS, she helped build the culture across numerous brands, working closely with the leadership team and employee groups. She built the team that launched CBS All Access (now Paramount+), CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital. Stiles scaled the streaming business to over 1,000 employees, which resulted in tremendous revenue growth over her tenure.
“Brightcove has cultivated a connected workforce of passionate people all over the globe who bring a diversity of strengths, ideas and backgrounds,”said Stiles, who is “excited to build on the Company’s strong foundation to create an environment where our team members can do their best work and be their best selves”.
Stiles has also worked as an HR consultant, Between leaving CBS and joining Salesforce she founded a startup called LEAPS for peace and education.