Victory Live Announces Rebranding Initiative and Welcomes Chief Technology Officer

Jan 2, 2024

Sathish Gaddipati Named New Chief Technology Officer

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Victory Live, a technology platform focused on sports and entertainment, event management, data, and ticketing software and solutions appointed Sathish Gaddipati as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Mr. Gaddipati, Victory Live’s newly appointed CTO, will lead the Company’s technology development and oversee the engineering and product organizations.

Mr. Gaddipati brings technology leadership experience to Victory Live, having spent over 20 years designing and building distributed platforms, SaaS products, and data & analytics platforms across verticals that include media & entertainment, financial technology, and transportation, among others. Most recently, he served as CTO of Passport, a mobility software and payments company, where he developed Passport’s data products strategy and led the engineering organization. Prior to Passport, Mr. Gaddipati served as CTO of Syntellis Performance Solutions and CTO of Cardlytics. He has also worked previously with Omnitracs, The Weather Channel, The Walt Disney Company, InterContinental Hotel Group, and Sun Microsystems. Mr. Gaddipati holds a B.S from Punjab Engineering College and an M.S. from the Indian Institute of TechnologyBombay.

“I am honored for Sathish to join Victory Live as CTO,” said Mr. Soni. “Sathish is an experienced  executive that will help propel our engineering and product teams – and our company as a whole – to new levels of growth and sophistication.”

Mr. Gaddipati added, “I am excited for the opportunity to join the Victory Live team. Sam is an innovative entrepreneur and I look forward to working with him and the team to grow the business and to empower our clients and business partners through our technology solutions.”

View the full press release here.

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Victory Live is a technology platform focused on sports and entertainment, event management, data, and ticketing technology that offers an end-to-end software and services platform for the ticketing industry, managing thousands of sports and events tickets on behalf of both professional resellers and ticket rightsholders. VictoryLive was launched in November 2021 by Founder & CEO Sam Soni, who is an established and recognized professional in the sports event management industry and is credited as a pioneer and leader in the multi-billion-dollar premium ticket and sports hospitality event industry, and Clearlake Capital Group. With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Soni was the former CEO, Founder, and Chairman of PrimeSport, a ticketing and event management company. He has been at the forefront of innovation, creating many of the current ticketing and packaging models in place for regular season schedules to championship events for the NFL and NCAA. More information is available at

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