Position Summary

VP Product, Live. This senior role is responsible for defining the vision and overseeing the development of the next generation of the SaaS FT Live Platform. FT Live Platform is First Tube’s core product offering enabling brands to livestream digital events. We currently have several products for live events for brands which include a VMS, broadcast streaming, AVOD, SVOD, ticketing and a social live experience. We also have a syndication capability to stream live events across various platforms. The next version of this product is intended to be a seamless and integrated video streaming platform with a common backend and a full analytic suite for B2B customers with automated syndication. This role is responsible for defining the vision for this platform, working directly with existing and future customers, building V1 and creating and building a roadmap for the future. 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Works in a consultative fashion with customers and team members around technology and products.
  • Conducts research on leading edge technologies and works with providers
  • Participate as a member of the senior management team.
  • Responsible for defining and hiring the product engineering team
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices.
  • Establish standards of performance for all relevant vendors

Job Requirements

  • 8-10 years working on next gen technology and building SAAS applications for the enterprise
  • Domain expertise in video technology and live streaming
  • Start up and entrepreneurial DNA and experience 
  • Demonstrable experience managing both technical and non-technical team members.

About First Tube

  • First dedicated live experience platform for brands
  • Create must-watch cultural moments for brands to own and sponsor
  • Founded in 2016, growing quickly with a team of 25+
  • Premier customers include Mastercard, Grubhub, Tito’s Vodka, Bacardi, InBev, and more
  • In partnership with premier talent for live experiences including Post Malone, Gavin Degraw, Jennifer Hudson, KId Leroi Megan Thee Stallion
  • Reaching hundreds of millions viewers monthly