Amagi, a cloud-based SaaS technology firm for broadcast and connected TV has announced the appointment of Prasad Menon as its new chief people officer (CPO). In this role, he will lead the global talent acquisition efforts, talent management, leadership development, and overall people practices and culture in the Company.
Prior to this, Menon was working as the people and culture leader at Edifecs, a healthcare solutions company, where he spent close to two years.
Menon carries more than two decades of experience in HR and has served various HR leadership positions in many big corporations and startups.
“Amagi is expanding at breathtaking speed and the need of the hour is an HR leader who can deftly combine strategy, talent, and culture,” says Baskar Subramanian, CEO & co-founder, Amagi.
Menon started his career with Ashok Leyland as a senior executive, handling training and development activities in the three years that he spent with the firm. In 2001, Menon joined ABC consultants, as a client manager. He shouldered the combined responsibilities of business development, candidate assessment and team management in the over two years that he worked with ABC.
In 2005, Menon decided to join McAfee as manager for talent acquisition and went on to spend nine years with the company. Climbing up the corporate ladder, Menon served his last position as a director HR at McAfee.
From McAfee, he moved to Cleartrip, where he joined as senior director HR, and after two years, he became the chief people officer.
Eagerly looking forward to embarking on his new journey, Menon describes Amagi as a “rocket ship that is on accelerated growth momentum. He is thankful for this “unique opportunity to shape its growth with the best possible talent and people practices. This is every HR leader’s dream”.