Rose Pleskow has been working at Brightspot since 2011 as a content and quality assurance specialist. In addition to writing employee profiles, Rose has played a critical role on a variety of client projects with her keen eye for detail and Brightspot publishing expertise. She has contributed to the launch of various projects ranging from SpecialOlympics.org to Amazon Science and Healthgrades.
Meet Shae Fadaei, Brightspot's Director of Information Security. In this interview with Rose, Shae discusses the challenges and rewards of her role on the frontlines of customer and employee security at Brightspot, shares some professional growth insights and reveals a few of her favorite hobbies outside of work.
Jake Graham, a developer at Brightspot since 2020, shares with Rose about his role in delivering innovative and creative solutions for the company's software teams and products. A keen video gamer and rock climber, Jake is also passionate about volunteering his time to support many of Brightspot's community-service efforts, including a trip in summer 2023 to volunteer at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin.
Rose sits down for a chat with Brightspot's Alistair Wearmouth. Before joining in 2020, Alistair was a user of the Brightspot CMS at CoStar, plus has enjoyed a mix of editorial and product management roles that included managing homegrown and other CMS solutions for companies like National Geographic, USA Today and Orbitz.
Emma Steinhobel is a visual designer (UX/UI) with Brightspot. Find out here how Emma combines her inspirations from both the physical and virtual worlds to design experiences that delight our customers, our prospects and our employees.
Having joined Brightspot in September 2022, CEO Raleigh McClayton is ushering in the next chapter of growth for the company. Here, Raleigh shares what excites him most about the opportunities ahead as well as some of his personal passions and experiences.
Liz Bell is a Senior Manager with Brightspot's Customer Success team. Here, Liz shares how her prior role on the sales side of the business helped grow the communication skills that are essential to foster strong working relationships with customers and ensure they are getting the most out of their platform experience.
Meet David Bultema, Brightspot's Chief Financial Officer. Here, he shares with Rose about his responsibilities overseeing all financial activities for the company, from budgeting and accounting to forecasting, reporting and analysis. Outside of the office, he can usually be found enjoying the outdoors (and with something pumpkin-flavored to eat, especially in fall).
Brightspot software engineer Praneetha Sattiraju shares her experiences developing a number of innovative yet challenging features across the Brightspot platform, which are helping make the CMS experience better every day for our customers and our internal teams.
Jenna Warren is a VP, Customer Engagement at Brightspot, and handles a key strategic account for the company that spans multiple current and emerging projects. She shares with Rose about her experiences growing and managing this relationship, plus her background in CMS technology, media and competitive figure skating.
Rob Lazorchak is Brightspot's Director of Quality Assurance, where he leads a team of QA specialists to assure the smooth and successful delivery of varied, challenging and unique customer projects. When he's not in the weeds of testing complex use cases and requirements, Rob can be found enjoying the outdoors and especially the beach with his family.
Lindsey Shields, a visual designer with the Brightspot design team, shares with Rose about her experiences working on a variety of web-design projects for Brightspot customers like Healthgrades and Johnson & Johnson, plus the inspiration she takes from across the art spectrum.
Rose sits down for a chat with Brightspot sales team member John Peterson to learn more about his perspectives on working with customers throughout the sales-engagement process, plus what excites him most about delivering innovative solutions for each new prospect.
Ruth Amaya de Zelaya is often one of the first people Brightspot employees see when coming to the office, sharing made-to-order counter drinks at the barista station and essential support throughout Brightspot HQ each day. Here, Rose sits down with Ruth to learn about her role at Brightspot and how she makes the company a brighter place each day.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so Rose sat down with Brightspot's IT Security & Governance Program Manager, Erin Martin. During their conversation, they discussed Erin’s academic background in criminal justice and psychology, how she spends her days at Brightspot, and how to protect yourself from cybercrime.
Kate Condon has been working at Brightspot since January 2009, overseeing some of the company's most pivotal projects and client engagements. Her experience includes helping Brightspot transition into a content management platform, as well as constantly adapting to best-serve our customers' needs.
Jon Rojas has been working as a product manager with Brightspot since April 2018. When he's not leading projects for Brightspot clients including Sotheby's and Walmart, Jon can be found behind the microphone as co-founder and co-host of the popular Smart People Podcast.
In 2017, Sandeep Hulsandra made the jump from Brightspot customer to the head of the company's Media Practice. In her latest interview, Rose and Sandeep discuss his background in chemical engineering, what he experiences everyday in his role and how the pandemic has impacted him and his family.