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OUR
Company

We are an European maker of world class
NRCS for the News industry

Octopus Newsroom History
It all started in '99

We are a leading producer of newsroom computer systems in the News broadcast industry with a history of 17 years of excellence. 

We develop and supply MOS-compliant  newsroom solutions to TV and radio stations around the world. Our team has a passion for the latest technologies, predicting trends in the broadcast industry and delivering the best 24/7 support to our customers.

Founded on the principle that journalists should enjoy making news, OCTOPUS Newsroom produces the software that broadcasters use to deliver the fastest, most complete and interesting holding news in the world. From New York to Hong Kong, from Sao Paulo to Moscow we help thousands of users daily to bring the latest news on air.

MANAGEMENT
Team

Petr Stokuč

Petr Stokuč
CEO

This is where it all begun, Managing Director and a majority owner of OCTOPUS Newsroom. He defines and manages corporate strategic vision as well as day-to-day leadership of the company. 

Gabriel Jankó

Gabriel Jankó
Sales Director

With over 10 years of expertise in the broadcasting industry Gabriel is responsible for all business development and strategies in Europe and Americas, as well as the leadership of the Octopus Team.

Gianluca Bertuzzi

Gianluca Bertuzzi
Sales Manager Africa & Latin America

Originally from Venice, Italy, Gianluca has multilingual skills and a solid experience in managing accounts. He has a versatile approach and is ready to focus thoroughly on his customers' needs.

Miro Rusko

Miro Rusko
APAC Director

Member of the Octopus Newsroom since summer of 2013. Coming from enterprise IT systems environment, Miro currently leads the business development in the APAC region.

Gene Sudduth

Gene Sudduth
National Sales Director for North America

Gene is a highly experienced sales professional with a distinguished broadcast industry background plus an excellent knowledge of the US and Canadian broadcast markets

 

Lukáš Kotek

Lukáš Kotek
CTO

Lukas joined Octopus after being in the broadcasting business for 11 years, having gained vast experience in the project and account management he is responsible for aligning our strategy with market opportunities as well as for this set of inspiring profile pics

Milan Varga

Milan Varga
Technology Partners Manager

Milan is in charge of all the affairs with OCTOPUS technical partners and integration testing. In addition to his sharp technical skills, Milan is known in the industry for his outgoing personality

David Couto

David Couto
Marketing Manager

A native Spanish Speaker with background in Advertising from La Salle University, he is responsible for Instilling a marketing led ethos throughout the business, coordinate the presence of Octopus in trade shows, maintain relations with the press and look after the global presence of the brand.

Martin Nedbal

Martin Nedbal
Senior Developer

Martin is the machine, member of OCTOPUS Newsroom almost since it's inception. He designs, maintains and develops the system to meet our customers' needs. He has a superb knowledge in computer languages that this space is not enough to list them. Seriously.

Adam Paneš

Adam Paneš
Technical Support Manager

Adam and his team of engineers provide highly professional support to all new and existing customers. In one of his biggest installations to date, Adam spent many weeks on site helping the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) switch from their existing NRCS to Octopus.

Lenka Němcová

Lenka Němcová
Office manager

She is in charge of all administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of Octopus,office policies, billing, logistics, etc. Lenka is known for her exceptional organizational skills and her enthusiasm for team-building events.

 

Ondřej Hurt

Ondřej Hurt
Senior Developer – MOS Specialist

Ondřej is responsible for OCTOPUS integration with third party systems such as graphics, automation and teleprompters. He conducts tests and monitors OCTOPUS7 performance to ensure that the systems operate optimally. Ondřej joined OCTOPUS Newsroom in 2000 after finishing his BSc degree in Informatics at the University of Economics in Prague.

Ermias Amare

Ermias Amare
Senior Support Engineer

Ermias has been part of the team since 2007. He deals with all aspects related to the maintenance, repair and support of Octopus products to ensure the optimum functioning of the systems around the world. Due to his neverending travelling you could say Ermias is a real citizen of the world.