SEEK, Asia owns a number of recruitment sites, but they do much more than help people find jobs. Working with content creators, producers, and media companies, they have built a library of over 1600 free videos to enable their clients to improve their skills, their prospects, and their careers. In this episode of PLAY, Brightcove CEO Marc DeBevoise talks with SEEK, Asia CEO Peter Bithos about his vision for the company, the impact streaming video has had, and how he plans to build on their success.
Guest: Peter Bithos, Chief Executive Officer, Asia, SEEK
Peter is the Asia CEO of SEEK, which operates leading employment platforms JobStreet and JobsDB. In his role, Peter is responsible for leading and driving the business’ growth and operations, while building on the company’s success and presence throughout the region. He brings over 20 years of experience in the Tech, Media and Telco sector, including a decade building and growing P&Ls across Asia.
His career includes various CEO and senior management positions encompassing both developed and developing markets and covering a spectrum of companies from start-ups to large enterprises. Peter’s notable achievements include scaling up digital businesses from scratch and helping spearhead one of the world’s most successful telco transformations over the past decade. He has a proven track record of leading digital business transformation programs and building strong company cultures in diverse markets across Asia Pacific and the United States.
He was previously the CEO of premium digital streaming service HOOQ, a joint venture between Singtel, Sony, and Warner Brothers. Peter also held senior roles at Singtel, including Chief Operating Officer of Globe Telecom in the Philippines.
Prior to that, he was CEO of Virgin Mobile Australia, and Director of Strategy and Corporate Development of Optus in Australia. He also has nearly a decade of strategy consulting experience, having served in a management capacity with Bain & Company.
Peter, who was born and educated in the United States, currently lives in Singapore with his wife and three daughters."
Guest: Marc DeBevoise, CEO and Board Director, Brightcove
Marc DeBevoise joined as our CEO & Board Director in March 2022 and is an accomplished leader with wide-ranging experience in the direct-to-consumer, media, streaming, and technology industries. Most recently prior to Brightcove, Marc led the global streaming, digital, and technology businesses and operations of ViacomCBS (now Paramount Global) as its Chief Digital Officer and CEO & President of CBS Interactive. During Marc’s leadership tenure, the company became a major player in direct-to-consumer streaming and a leading global Internet company, primarily driven by the founding and evolution of its streaming services, including Paramount+. Earlier in his career, Marc held executive positions at Starz and NBCUniversal and started his career in the Technology, Media, & Telecommunications investment banking groups at JPMorgan and Hambrecht & Quist.
Marc currently serves on the Board of The Door, a non-profit organization supporting at-risk youth in NYC and the Advisory Board of Antenna Group, a privately-owned international media and entertainment company in Europe.
Marc received his M.B.A. with distinction in Entertainment, Media & Technology, and Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his B.A. in Economics and Computer Science from Tufts University.
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