|Princeton University, BE||1998|
|Operations Research, Engineering & Management Systems|
Raghav “Rags” Gupta is Vice President of Business Development for Brightcove, based in London. For the past few years, Rags has been responsible for expanding Brightcove’s sales, partnerships and marketing footprint in Europe. One of Brightcove’s earliest employees, Rags has worked on a number of strategic initiatives for the company, including the growth of its platform business in the U.S., the setup of its music industry vertical, and its relationship with distribution partners, among others.
Prior to Brightcove, Rags served as the COO / General Manager of Live365, the user-created Internet radio network, helping to turn around the company after the dot-com implosion into a profitable webcasting service with thousands of channels and millions of users. Besides Brightcove, Rags also works with digital media entrepreneurs and VCs via mentoring forums like Seedcamp, and is also an advisor/angel investor in startups such as 8tracks and Quorus. Rags has frequently spoken at digital media industry events in the U.S., Europe and Asia, and has written for industry publications such as GigaOm and DigitalMusicNews.