September 24, 2014 08:00 ET

Kineon Walker Announced as BrightTALK's Vice President of Marketing

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2014) - BrightTALK, the powerful marketing platform that is accelerating business and professional growth through videos and webinars, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kineon Walker as Vice President of Marketing to head BrightTALK's global marketing efforts.

Kineon brings over 15 years of experience leading growth in technology companies and most recently held product marketing leadership roles for SaaS technologies at Citrix, and directed the initial market launch and growth of GoToWebinar. Earlier in his career, Kineon held key product marketing roles where he helped bring numerous interactive technologies to the marketplace, including videoconferencing, global online events and tele-training.

"Kineon brings a wealth of marketing experience in technologies that directly relate to BrightTALK's mission," said BrightTALK CEO Paul Heald. "Kineon understands intuitively how BrightTALK can leverage webinars, videos and other forms of content to empower business professionals in their search for the knowledge they need to make decisions and advance their careers."

"I am honored to be chosen to lead BrightTALK's marketing efforts," Walker said. "BrightTALK has a strong customer base and a terrific portfolio of technology. I'm excited about the opportunity to help our customers combine their content on a single platform that delivers intelligent insights from experts that professionals are looking for. I look forward to working with our customers and employees to build a bright and successful future."

Kineon holds an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a BA in Economics & Political Science from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.