Renovata & Company Recruits Chief Product Officer for Deltatre

March 20, 2024 – Today’s chief product officer is responsible for all product-related matters, and the role is growing in demand, according to executive recruiters who place them. The position typically includes product conception and development, production, innovation, and project and product management. In many IT/ telecommunications companies, the position includes release management and production. Chief product officers generally work on product strategy based on goals set by the CEO and/ or board members. The high demand for chief product officers is keeping executive search firms busy.

Global executive search and private equity advisory firm Renovata & Company has recruited Alex Gruber as chief product officer of Deltatre, the global leader in fan experience technology in London. “Alex is a dynamic customer-focused product management leader with over 15 years of experience in building businesses, teams, and bringing products to market”, said Lisa Morgan, principal at Renovata. “His expertise in infusing agility into both established and early-stage businesses will be a great asset to the organization. We wish Alex the best in his new role.”

“Alex is an incredibly important addition to the team at Deltatre, and his vision will be pivotal in driving our products forward as we look to expand their reach across the media and entertainment industry,” said Andrea Marini, CEO of Deltatre.

Mr. Gruber brings over 25 years of experience having held multiple product leadership positions, most recently as VP of product at public safety software company, Carbyne, where he was responsible for the strategic mission of the product. Before this, he worked at Vonage, part of Ericsson, where he was VP of product management, and as director of product at healthcare startup, SigmaCare.

Based in the U.S., and reporting to Mr. Marini, Mr. Gruber will oversee the delivery of the company’s award-winning suite of products, which includes video experience platform – DIVA, user experience application platform – AXIS, publishing platform – FORGE, and integrated streaming platform – D3 VOLT. He will also oversee the work carried out by Deltatre’s Innovation Lab.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Deltatre as chief product officer and embarking on a journey where innovation meets passion,” said Mr. Gruber. “Deltatre has been a leader in the media technology space for several decades with a storied brand heritage. Together, we will push the boundaries of what’s possible and take our customers to new heights. Joining this dynamic team fuels my passion to lead Deltatre’s next chapter and shape the industry with unparalleled innovation.”

Related: Renovata & Company Recruits International President for RLDatix

As a provider of technology and media solutions to the sports and entertainment industry, Deltatre partners with the world’s largest sports bodies and media companies to deliver a superior value proposition. Deltatre has a growing employee community of over 1,000 members, who are distributed in key cities around the world with hubs in Italy, the U.K. and off shore development centers in India, Eastern Europe and Australia.

Delivering Senior Leaders

Renovata & Company partners with financial sponsors, their portfolio companies, and public corporations to deliver leaders and investment insights. The search firm’s executive recruiting activities are focused on search assignments covering board-level mandates, which include board directors, CEOs, CFOs, and other C-suite executives, as well as investment professionals and operating partners. The firm provides strategic counsel to clients across the technology, digital, business services, industrial, consumer, and retail sectors.

Renovata & Company Finds Chief Financial Officer for Cleo
Renovata & Company has placed Sameer Katiyar as chief financial officer of Cleo, an ecosystem integration software company in Rockford, IL. Partner Jeff Yolen and consultant Judie Norkaitis led the assignment. Mr. Katiyar will oversee the company’s global finance, accounting, legal, and corporate IT functions. “Sameer brings more than 20 years of experience in the software and technology sectors to his new role,” says Mr. Yolen. “He has held CFO and other leadership positions overseeing financial planning and analysis, treasury, corporate development, operations, and business transformation in public company and private-equity environments.”

Renovata & Company has relationships with over 50 of the top 100 private and growth equity firms globally. Its private equity advisory services include diligence support, backable executive introductions, and deal sourcing delivered by its affiliate, L Capital Advisors. The firm also makes equity co-investments alongside its private equity clients through its investment affiliate, L Capital. The search firm is privately held and operates from five offices across two continents: Boston, Hamburg, London, New York, and San Francisco.

Ms. Morgan is responsible for building management teams for venture, growth and private equity-backed digital and technology businesses. She also serves as the head of delivery for Renovata & Company.

Related: Renovata & Company Recruits CFO for Siteimprove

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

Share This Article


Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments