Krishna Menon, the CEO of WeVideo, has been a driving force behind the company's technical achievements and explosive growth since its earliest days. In his role as CEO, Krishna is responsible for guiding overall strategy and running WeVideo's daily operations. His more than 20 years' experience developing video related technologies and products, for both consumers and business applications, made Krishna the ideal choice for the first CTO of WeVideo when he joined the company in 2012. As a result, his vision is indelibly stamped on the innovative foundation that continues to put WeVideo ahead of the field. Krishna has long been highly regarded as an innovator of video technology through his work at recognized industry leaders such as Avid Technology, Pinnacle Systems, Microsoft TV, Avid Sports, and Altus365. Krishna holds a Master's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.
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.
David Huerta is responsible for WeVideo’s corporate strategy and execution while overseeing all business development and partnership efforts. David is a serial entrepreneur and innovator in the technology and media sectors with past startups being successfully acquired by public companies, including Autodesk and Amazon. David has over two decades of strategy, business development and executive management experience within media, technology, and consumer product companies like Autodesk, SanDisk, Western Digital and 21st Century Fox. With strong expertise developing products and negotiating innovative partnerships with market-leading companies, David is passionate about driving and accelerating growth utilizing data, leading teams to success, and helping to create pioneering products that can scale to millions. David has both a BS in International Business and an MBA with a double concentration in Marketing and Technology & Innovation from San Jose State University.
John Kline directs WeVideo's education sales and is a powerful advocate and evangelist for creativity in education. A recognized EdTech business leader, John's passion is driven by nearly two decades of experience at the intersection of technology, learning and creativity. John spent several years teaching at the college level where his use of technology in the classroom and lecture hall made him a sought after clinician, author and trainer. That experience led to leadership roles in education sales and marketing at Sibelius, Digidesign and Avid—all cutting-edge product companies with strong brands and deep penetration in multiple market segments. Prior to joining WeVideo in 2016, John served as the VP of sales and marketing at Connect for Education, a leading online education service provider. John is a graduate of Yale University.
As Chief Product Officer, Adrien Piro is focused on building customer-centric products that anticipate the customer and market needs, putting impressive technologies at the fingertips of the creator. She has passion for roadmaps, collaboration, and building amazing teams. Adrien brings a wealth of insights with over 15 years of experience in the creative, entertainment, and education industries; she was previously VP of Product at PicMonkey, Lead Producer of Plants vs. Zombies 2 at Electronic Arts, UX Director at PopCap Games, and a grade-school Art Educator. Adrien hails from Seattle, WA where she lives with her family. She graduated from Boston University with a BFA in Graphic Design and an MFA in Studio Art Education.
As WeVideo’s Head 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.