Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, today announced that Prasad Menon will join its leadership team as Chief People Officer. In this role, Prasad will lead Amagi’s global talent acquisition efforts, talent management, leadership development, and overall people practices and culture.
The company has been expanding its employee base in multiple regions across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania. The announcement reaffirms the company’s commitment to onboarding the best talent across the various geographies and establishing growth-led people management practices internally.
Prasad has been a prominent member of the human resources community in India for over 25 years. He has held senior leadership roles at McAfee, Cleartrip, Flipkart, and recently Edifecs Technologies.
“Amagi is expanding at breathtaking speed and the need of the hour is an HR leader who can deftly combine strategy, talent, and culture,” said Baskar Subramanian, CEO & Co-founder of Amagi. “Prasad is not only an expert at organizational effectiveness but a thoughtful leader with a strong belief in building and nurturing a humane workforce. With Prasad at the helm, we’re confident of creating a superior workplace that many will aspire to be a part of.”
The announcement comes on the heels of a successful funding round that catapulted the company to unicorn status and established global business expansion as a core priority.
“I am joining a rocket ship that is on accelerated growth momentum, and I have a unique opportunity to shape its growth with the best possible talent and people practices. This is every HR leader’s dream. I eagerly look forward to embarking on this journey,” said Prasad Menon, CPO, Amagi.
Amagi provides a complete suite of solutions for channel creation, distribution and monetization for broadcast and streaming TV customers, globally. The company supports 800+ content brands, manages over 2,000 channel deliveries, and services 50 billion ad opportunities. Amagi clients include ABS-CBN, A+E Networks UK, beIN Sports, Curiosity Stream, Discovery Networks, Fox Networks, Fremantle, Gusto TV, NBCUniversal, Tastemade, Tegna, USA Today, Vice Media and Warner Media, among others.