September 30, 2015 13:23 ET

BrightTALK Appoints VMware's Riadh Dridi to the Board of Directors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2015) - Online professional platform, BrightTALK, announced today the appointment of Riadh Dridi to the BrightTALK Board of Directors.

Dridi heads Americas Marketing at VMware Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Prior to VMware, Dridi spent 14 years at Hewlett-Packard, where he has held leadership roles in customer support, marketing, and sales.

"I am thrilled to join the BrightTALK Board," said Dridi. "BrightTALK has a solid track record of helping marketers build strong relationships with their target audiences, and I look forward to contributing to the company's evolution."

"We welcome Riadh's unique voice to the BrightTALK Board," said Paul Heald, BrightTALK's CEO. "His extraordinary and uncommon perspective add substantial value to our work for BrightTALK's marketing clients and the 4 million professionals who engage with BrightTALK content."

About BrightTALK: BrightTALK is a powerful marketing platform connecting professionals with solutions to accelerate business and professional growth. For more information, visit