Jeremy Allaire is the Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at CIRCLE INTERNET FINANCIAL LIMITED since August 2013.
Jeremy is also Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors (since 2013) at Brightcove Inc. since September 2004. Jeremy founded Brightcove in early 2004 with a vision for the transformation of television with the Internet. Jeremy brought Brightcove public on NASDAQ in February of 2012, and after promoting his President and Chief Operating Officer to the Chief Executive Officer role, became Chairman of the Board of Directors in January of 2013.
Prior to founding Brightcove, Jeremy worked as a Technologist and Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Cambridge, MA-based venture capital firm General Catalyst, where he worked on companies and investments in broadband media, mobile content, e-commerce software and digital identity.
Before General Catalyst, Jeremy was Chief Technology Officer of Macromedia, where he helped define and launch the Macromedia MX platform for Rich Internet Applications, helping to evolve Macromedia Flash into a dominant platform for rich media applications on the Internet.
Jeremy joined Macromedia with its merger with Allaire Corporation, where Jeremy was a Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer. Founded in 1995, Allaire Corporation was a pioneer in using the web as an application platform and its industry leading and award winning products power millions of websites, online services and business applications on the Internet.
From 2003 to 2014, Jeremy served as a Member of the Board of Directors at Ping Identity Corporation, a high-growth, industry leading software and online service provider for securing identity on the Internet whose clients include many of the largest financial institutions in the world.
Jeremy earned his B.A. degree in Political Science, Economics and Philosophy from Mcalester College in 1993.
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
B.A., Political Science, Economics & Philosophy1993
|Jun 23, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Goldman Sachs-backed bitcoin payment app Circle just raised $60 million|
|Jun 23, 2016||TechWorld (AU) - With a smiley, Circle makes it easier to pay friends in other countries|
|Jun 23, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Goldman Sachs-backed bitcoin payment app Circle just raised $60 million|
|Jun 23, 2016||CIO New Zealand - With a smiley, Circle makes it easier to pay friends in other countries|
|Jun 23, 2016||CIO Australia - With a smiley, Circle makes it easier to pay friends in other countries|
|Jun 23, 2016||News BTC - Bitcoin App Circle Raises $60m; Announces Expansion in China|
|Jun 22, 2016||Forbes - Circle Makes China Play: Raises $60 Million From Baidu, IDG Capital, Breyer; Forms Circle China|
|Jun 22, 2016||PC World - With a smiley, Circle makes it easier to pay friends in other countries|
Upcoming Event Appearances (1)
October 01, 2016 - October 02, 2016
10:00am - 6:00pm
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Seeing the opportunities for collaboration between the U.S. and China, the summit will consist of VC Panel Discussions, Startup Expo.
Past Event Appearances (4)
- What is Bitcoin? And Why Should I Care? - Jeremy Allaire @ MIT Bitcoin Club
- DLD14 - Bitcoin: Bubble or Boom? (Jeremy Allaire, Barry Silbert, Olaf Acker)
- DevCore Boston 2015 l The Internet of Value Exchange l Jeremy Allaire & Sean Neville, Circle
- Bitcoin and Beyond
- Jeremy Allaire - Bitcoin's Mainstream Moment - Bitcoin 2014