A seventeen year veteran of the technology industry, Anil joined Brightcove in 2014 as part of the company's acquisition of Unicorn Media, Inc. As senior vice president and general manager for Media, Anil leads Brightcove's media-focused business and is responsible for the overall go-to-market strategy, encompassing global marketing, the media product portfolio and the delivery of customer solutions.
Prior to Brightcove, Anil was the SVP Business & Corporate Development for Unicorn Media, and led the company's sale to Brightcove. Throughout his career, Anil has been deeply involved in venture development and technology marketing. Prior to Unicorn, he was the CEO of Brightmonk Innovation, a venture design and new product development firm that specializes in the development of startups from concept through commercialization. Anil also co-founded LOT2 Labs, a venture incubator based in Tempe, Arizona and previously served as the founding Vice President of Technology Ventures for AZTE, the firm responsible for managing and commercializing the intellectual property emerging from Arizona State University.
Anil is a Charter Member of TiE, the world's largest non-profit focused on fostering entrepreneurship, and has served as a founding Board Member for TiE Arizona and President from 2003-2004 and 2007-2008. A technophile at heart, Anil holds two Master of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) in Technology & Policy and Materials Science & Engineering. He completed his B.S. in Ceramic Engineering with Honors and Distinction from Alfred University.