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Oct 26, 2021 | Diversity, Featured Successful Placements, Jeff Hocking, John Morrow, Successful Placements

Madhu Venkatesh Joins Kapwing as Vice President of Engineering

Kapwing, a creative software company that enables digital storytelling, recently appointed Madhu Venkatesh as Vice President, Engineering.

Venkatesh is an experience senior leader who is able to combine business knowledge and technical skills to identify and deliver value. Madhu joins Kapwing after decades of leading and growing engineering teams. She most recently led video engineering at Udemy and saw the need for great multimedia creation tools for educator as the Head of Learn and Media Engineering and Head of Platform Engineering. Prior to Udemy, Venkatesh wsa the Senior Director of Software Engineering at Workday.

“I’m grateful to get to partner with an experienced tech leader and excited to see how Madhu will help us scale Kapwing’s eng team, strengthen our products, and build world-class engineering culture,” said Co-Founder CEO Julia Enthoven. “Also — how cool for a female CEO to get to work with a female VPE in Silicon Valley!”

Venkatesh holds a Master of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College of California and a Master of Computer Applications from Delhi University.

ON Partners consultants John Morrow and Jeff Hocking are proud to have partnered with Kapwing and Madhu Venkatesh on this successful placement. View more engineering placements here.

About Kapwing


Kapwing is a creative software company that enables digital storytelling. With a suite of browser-based tools, Kapwing empowers people to produce videos from any device. Created by and for millennials, Kapwing sets the infrastructure for collaborative video creation and helps media companies scale content production. 30M+ videos have been created on Kapwing since it launched in October 2017.

About ON Partners


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