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Amagi appoints Richard Perkett as Chief Product Officer (CPO)

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Amagi appoints Richard Perkett as Chief Product Officer (CPO)

Amagi appoints Richard Perkett as Chief Product Officer (CPO)

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the appointment of Richard Perkett as its Chief Product Officer (CPO).

Perkett, who has over 25 years of experience in product management, product marketing, engineering, and user experience (UX), will spearhead Amagi’s next phase of growth—termed "Amagi 2.0."

What did the CEO say about Richard Perkett?

Baskar Subramanian, Co-founder & CEO of Amagi, expressed his enthusiasm about the new appointment, stating, “We are excited to welcome Richard Perkett to Amagi as our new Chief Product Officer. 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.”


Role and expectations from the new CPO

In his new role, Richard Perkett will lead Amagi's product strategy, focusing sharply on aligning the company’s offerings with the evolving needs and priorities of its customers.

Perkett's responsibilities will include identifying the unique challenges faced by customers and understanding their specific requirements to develop targeted solutions that effectively address these challenges.

Richard Perkett on joining Amagi

On joining Amagi, Richard Perkett shared his vision for his new role, saying, “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.”

Prior to joining Amagi, Richard Perkett had worked at Rapid7, where he played a pivotal role in evolving the company’s offerings from a single product into a comprehensive native-SaaS cybersecurity platform.