BrightTALK Welcomes Chuck Dietrich to the Board of Directors
BrightTALK is pleased to welcome Chuck Dietrich, CEO of SlideRocket, to the BrightTALK Board of Directors, effective June 13, 2012.
With over 12 years of experience in software-as-a-service (SaaS), Dietrich brings valuable industry knowledge and entrepreneurship to the BrightTALK executive board. As CEO of SlideRocket, a SaaS provider that helps business professionals create and share presentations, Chuck facilitated the company’s high-profile acquisition by VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure. Prior to SlideRocket, he served as general manager and vice president at Salesforce.com, Inc., where he built and ran numerous channel, marketing and partner programs and played an instrumental role in developing the company’s mobile strategy. Dietrich earned a BA from the University of Colorado and an MBA from the University of Utah.
The BrightTALK team is excited for this addition to the executive board, seeing Chuck’s experience in the SaaS market and his enthusiasm for presentation technologies as a great fit for the company as it experiences a period of rapid growth.
“As we further develop BrightTALK’s content platform, BrightTALK Channels, and invest in the development of a more social community platform, Chuck’s passion for engaging audiences and driving business results by sharing and communicating ideas will help us expand and reach our goals,” said Paul Head, Chief Executive Officer of BrightTALK.
“I am thrilled to have this opportunity to apply my industry experience to such an exciting company,” said Dietrich. “BrightTALK has delivered true value to its clients by providing them with a powerful webinar and video platform and access to a rapidly growing subscriber base of highly engaged business and industry professionals.”