Amperity strengthens leadership team with new senior hires Megan McDonagh and Seema Kumar

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Amperity strengthens leadership team with new senior hires Megan McDonagh and Seema Kumar

Amperity, the leading customer data platform (CDP) for enterprise consumer brands, today announced the hiring of Megan McDonagh as chief marketing officer and of Seema Kumar as chief people officer. Together, the two bring extensive expertise within their respective industries to Amperity’s growing leadership team.


The appointments follow recent news of Amperity’s local hire of Billy Loizou as area vice president to lead the company’s growth in APAC.

Barry Padgett, CEO at Amperity says the hires are off the back of the company experiencing unprecedented growth, as the company continues to take the customer data platform category to the next level: “They share in our mission to help people use data to serve the customer and I look forward to working with them as we elevate our brand awareness around the globe.”

McDonagh is a seasoned marketing executive with a strong track record of innovation, creativity, and growth acceleration with industry-leading tech companies. She is known for building enduring customer-centric brands, driving results-focused marketing programs, delivering rewarding customer and partner experiences, and inspiring high-performing global teams. Most recently, McDonagh served as CMO at RealWear, the leading provider of assisted reality wearable solutions and before this spent over 20 years at Intel in various marketing leadership roles.

Says McDonagh: “Amperity represents a perfect trifecta with an extremely passionate customer base, differentiated mission-critical technology, and a vibrant culture powered by dedicated employees who love doing what’s right for our customers. I am incredibly excited about the opportunity at Amperity and the scale the company has achieved to date. I look forward to bringing my experience to Amperity and helping enterprise brands drive exponential impact by realizing the full value we can bring to their business.”

Kumar brings more than 20 years of people operations and human resources experience to Amperity. In her role, she will oversee all workplace and people operations, including recruiting, benefits and rewards, organizational and people development, and diversity, equity and inclusion

Says Kumar: “We’re at a unique point in time where we have the ability to impact and embrace how we think about the future of work, and how we create a truly inclusive environment where we can thrive—both personally and professionally. I’ve been truly impressed and energized with the emphasis the executive team places on its people, company values and mission. I’m excited to join at this time of growth, and partner with team members of all levels to ensure Amperity continues to be a place where everyone is empowered to do their life’s best work.”