Kapwing Hires Vice President of Engineering

Oct 26, 2021

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.

Follow our work, updates, and recent success on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Find our related successful placements of leading executives here.

About ON Partners

Since 2006, ON Partners is the only pure-play executive search firm building diverse C-level and board leadership teams. We rebuilt the institution of executive search for the way you work. Our approach includes present partners who engage with their clients from the first brief to the final decision, individually crafted solutions that are unique to each client, and an easier experience all around. Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists nine times, ON Partners is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S.

Untraditional by Choice. Original by Design. Since 2006.

Start your journey with us today.

If you want to create a new path – ON Partners knows how to help you get there.