Jeremy Allaire is the Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Circle 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.

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  • Born:

    May 13th, 1971

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  • Location:

    Greater Boston Area, United States, North America

  • Education:

    Macalester College, BS, Political Economy - 1989-1993
    Macalester College, B.A. Political Science, Economics & Philosophy - 1989-1993

  • Other Projects:

    Circle - Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO
    Brightcove - Founder - 2004-2016
    General Catalyst - Entrepreneur in Rsidence - 2003-2004
    Macromedia - CTO - 2001-2003

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