Amagi taps marketing exec Di Giacomo to be CMO
May 5, 2022
Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the appointment of Marco Di Giacomo as its Chief Marketing Officer. Marco has more than 25 years of experience across the technology industry, having held executive roles in engineering, marketing, product, and P&L roles in leading organisations such as IBM, Bain, McKinsey, Microsoft, Cisco, Atlassian, Evernote and Verizon.
Di Giacomo brings with him a deep technical background in AI/ML, ad-tech, and cloud technology. He has extensive marketing experience across product-led growth, self-serve, partner-led, and sales-led go-to-market models, and a track record of engineering scalable business growth working across all functions.
“Over the last few years, Amagi has been consistently growing at over 100 per cent year-on-year. We are looking to further accelerate our growth, expand to new geographies while expanding our portfolio of innovative products.” said Srinivasan KA, co-founder, Amagi. “Marco has a proven track record of scaling marketing for global technology brands. His deep understanding of SaaS and advertising business will help us improve our product value and strengthen Amagi’s brand as the leader in the space. We are excited to have him join our leadership team.”
“Amagi has already built a strong reputation for cloud-led innovation in the M&E industry. Very few players in the industry are able to bring together the combined power of SaaS tech-play, content distribution and monetization to drive benefits for customers,” said Di Giacomo, Chief Marketing Officer, Amagi. “I am excited about collaborating with our customers, partners, and colleagues, to propel Amagi to be the most preferred partner when it comes to cloud workflows for video distribution and ad revenues.”
Amagi has been expanding its presence across multiple regions across Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania. The company, which has been on a hyper-growth trajectory for the past two years, has brought on board several senior leaders across business, product, engineering, and customer success to scale its expansion. Recently, the company raised $95 million in an unicorn round.
Amagi provides a full suite of solutions for launching, distributing and monetizing live, linear and VOD channels. The company’s clients include A+E Networks UK, ABS-CBN, AccuWeather, beIN Sports, Cinedigm, Cox Media Group, Curiosity Stream, Fox Networks, Fremantle, fuboTV, Gusto TV, NBCUniversal, Tastemade, USA Today and Discovery Warner Bros, among others.