WeVideo Leadership

WeVideo Leadership

Kevin Knight
Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Knight
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Knight is our Chief Executive Officer and brings over 25 years of software experience to WeVideo. He has broad leadership experience having led many different aspects of technology companies during his career. Kevin spent over 18 years with Blackbaud, a global company focused on the nonprofit sector, where he oversaw Professional Services, Customer Success, and was the General Manager of two different business units during his tenure. He then joined Anthology, a global edtech company focused on higher education, as the Chief Operating Officer, where he led a team of over 1800 associates. Kevin has a passion for delighting customers by focusing on delivering the highest quality products and services. He has a bachelor's degree from Erskine College.
DavidKrall
Chairman, Board of Directors
David Krall
Chairman, Board of Directors
Chairman, Board of Directors
From his position as Chairman of the WeVideo Board of Directors, David Krall provides WeVideo with guidance and advice predicated on more than 30 years' experience focused on market-driven high-tech product development and corporate strategy. He has held key roles at some of the biggest names in video and content creation. David combines the deep acumen of a former CEO, COO and Strategic Advisor to both public and private companies with a strong background in engineering. David is the former CEO of Avid Technology Inc. and was COO of DigiDesign. He is also a former president and COO, and remains Strategic Advisor, for Roku, the maker of America's most popular streaming media player. David currently sits on the Board of Directors of Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading provider of application infrastructure software for business applications, and Audinate, the leading supplier of media networking solutions to the professional audio industry. David formerly was President and CEO of QSecure Corporation. David received his MBA from Harvard University and his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from M.I.T.
Annie Davis
Chief Product Officer
Annie Davis
Chief Product Officer
Chief Product Officer
Annie Davis is WeVideo's Chief Product Officer, leading both Product Management and Marketing. In this role, her focus is to continue to build products that delight users and improve learning outcomes while shaping innovative marketing strategies to drive growth. Having built her career in SaaS companies, Annie brings a strong background in sales, marketing, and product management, and a proven track record of success in her previous roles. She spent most of her career at Blackbaud (BLKB) where she was able to grow organic revenue in her business over 22%, transforming a once declining product suite into the fastest growing in the company. Annie has a passion for leading collaborative, cross-functional teams to provide best-in-class solutions for customers. She has her bachelor's degree from Clemson University and is an avid Tigers fan.
Ashton Robbins
Vice President of Global Sales
Ashton Robbins
Vice President of Global Sales
Vice President of Global Sales
Ashton Robbins brings more than 13 years of educational technology experience to WeVideo. In her role as Vice President of Global Sales, Ashton is responsible for growing and developing new business at WeVideo. Always a customer advocate, she aims to solve meaningful business problems for customers and potential partners through WeVideo's product offerings. Ashton spent over 13 years with Blackbaud, a global company focused on the nonprofit and K-12 sector, where she led a business unit centered around K-12 schools. Ashton is passionate about delivering outcomes for customers aligned to their mission and is a huge believer in technology to help automate, improve efficiencies, and drive growth. She has a bachelor's degree from College of Charleston.
David Lahey
Chief Customer Officer
David Lahey
Chief Customer Officer
Chief Customer Officer
David Lahey is our champion for the customer experience responsible for sales, customer success, and support teams. As an accomplished executive in business software, he has decades of experience in building and scaling global teams. David built his own ERP software company and sold it to Computer Associates (NYSE:CA). He ran global professional services until the company was acquired by Sage (London:SGE), then helped integrate the two businesses, and ultimately became VP, Sales. David’s first Silicon Valley gig was with Jobvite, where he grew Customer Success from a team of 4 to 65. The CEO then selected him to become the VP/GM of its international business and Jobvite was ultimately acquired by Private Equity during 2018. His teams have won a total of 6 Stevie Awards, with some of them being three years in a row. David holds a degree in Economics from UCLA.
Lucian Cioroga
Vice President of Engineering
Lucian Cioroga
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Engineering
As WeVideo’s VP of Engineering, Lucian Cioroga provides invaluable insight and direction based on his experience as a front-end developer and software engineer. Lucian began his career in 2003 as a freelance developer before moving on to Alcatel-Lucent as Front-End Developer. In 2009, he joined EXSWAP where he led the Inspera team and development efforts for several products including the Creaza suite, both of which were building blocks for what would become WeVideo. Later, Lucian worked as a front-end developer for UDIR (Norway’s Ministry of Education) and continued his work with Creaza. In 2014, he officially joined WeVideo in a full-time capacity as the lead of the Android team. During his time as the Android team lead, the app garnered high acclaim in the Google Play Store and was short-listed for awards such as New & Noteworthy, Editor’s Choice, and Android Excellence. Lucian graduated from the Technical University of Timisoara, one of Romania’s top technical universities, with a Bachelor of Computer Science.
Cassie Solaguren
Director of Global Human Resources
Cassie Solaguren
Director of Global Human Resources
Director of Global Human Resources
Cassie Solaguren brings more than 10 years of experience in the HR field to WeVideo. As the Director of Global Human Resources, Cassie leads the HR team in providing people-centric strategy to enhance the employee experience. She is passionate about the intersection of people and business, as it is her role to be an advocate for both. She is responsible for all aspects of the company's global people functions to include retention, onboarding, culture, compensation, change management, and process effectiveness. She has experience in the software industry, building a human resources department from scratch. Cassie has a bachelor's degree in Labor Studies & Employment Relations from Penn State University and is a loyal Nittany Lions fan.
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Chief Financial Officer
Russ Gilbert
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Russ Gilbert is WeVideo's Chief Financial Officer, bringing nearly 25 years of finance experience across several companies in the technology sector. Russ spent just over nine years at Blackbaud, a global SaaS company focused on the nonprofit sector, where he led finance teams that supported several functions including Sales, Customer Success, Professional Services, and the company's broad K-12 and higher education portfolios. Before joining Blackbaud, Russ began his career with Electronic Data Systems and Hewlett Packard in several senior finance and financial management positions. Russ has a passion for leveraging data and analysis to promote profitable growth. He holds a bachelor's degree in Finance from Penn State University and an MBA from George Washington University.