Amagi Appoints Richard Perkett

  • 26 April, 2024


As Chief Product Officer to Lead the Next Stage of Innovation, Scale, and Growth.

This Appointment Comes at a Time When Amagi Is Gearing Up to Focus on Building a Broader Cloud-First Media-Tech Platform.

USA: Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV (CTV), announces the appointment of Richard Perkett as its Chief Product Officer (CPO). Richard brings over
25 years of experience in product management, product marketing, engineering, and user experience (UX) to Amagi, with a proven track record of leading SaaS-centric product strategies across multiple industries.

“We are excited to welcome Richard Perkett to Amagi as our new Chief Product Officer,”
said Baskar Subramanian, Co-founder & CEO of Amagi. “As Amagi enters its next phase of growth
- Amagi 2.0 - Richard’s strategic vision and deep product expertise will be instrumental in shaping the
future of our product offerings. His experience in building and scaling comprehensive SaaS platforms
aligns perfectly with our vision of delivering unparalleled value to our customers.”

As Chief Product Officer, Richard is set to steer Amagi’s product strategy with an acute focus that is meticulously aligned with customers' goals and priorities. His role will involve not only pinpointing their unique challenges but also deeply understanding their specific needs. Richard's strategic vision and sharp insights are crucial as Amagi aims to develop targeted solutions that effectively address these challenges and aid in its customers' success. His leadership is expected to greatly enhance the company’s capacity
to tailor offerings in ways that truly resonate with and benefit customers, ensuring Amagi’s products are indispensable tools for their progress.

Richard Perkett, Chief Product Officer at Amagi said: “I’m incredibly excited to join Amagi at such a pivotal time in the company’s journey. The opportunity to lead a talented product organization and contribute to shaping Amagi 2.0 is truly inspiring. I am confident that by fostering a strong product culture, we will be able to deliver even greater value to our customers and achieve remarkable growth.”

It is notable that at the recently concluded NAB Show 2024, Amagi’s DYNAMIC, a market-leading product
in the Asset Management, Automation and Playout category, won the NAB Product of the Year Award.

About Richard Perkett
Prior to joining Amagi, Richard served for over 11 years at Rapid7, a market leader in cybersecurity.
There, he played a pivotal role in building and scaling their offerings from a single product into a comprehensive native-SaaS cybersecurity platform with a dozen product and managed service offerings. Throughout his career, Richard has led product strategies in diverse industries such as CRM, enterprise storage, and cybersecurity, demonstrating his adaptability and ability to drive innovation across
different technology landscapes.

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Amagi Appoints Richard Perkett