Company

From New York to Hong Kong, Sao Paulo to Berlin,
we assist thousands of daily users in delivering the latest news for on-air broadcasting.

Mission and vision of Octopus

We are a leading producer of newsroom computer systems in the broadcast industry with 20 years of experience. We develop and supply MOS compliant solutions to TV and News stations, Radio, eSports, Sports and WebTV channels worldwide. Our team has a passion for developing 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 news in the world.

Our management

Petr Stokuc
Petr StokucCEO
This is where it all began, Managing Director and a majority owner of Octopus Newsroom. He defines and manages the corporate strategic vision, as well as the day-to-day leadership of the company.
Gabriel Janko
Gabriel JankoCOO & Sales director
Since his graduation from the University of Economics in Prague, Gabriel has gained over 15 years of expertise in the broadcast software industry. In his combined position of COO and Sales director, he is responsible for business development, key accounts and partnerships as well as the overall leadership of the Octopus Team.
Lukas Kotek
Lukas KotekKO:R Product Owner
Lukas joined Octopus after being in the broadcasting business for 11 years when he gathered vast experience in project and account management. He is responsible for establishing and maintaining processes to keep operations running, as well as project delivery.
Miro Rusko
Miro RuskoManaging Director APAC
Member of Octopus Newsroom since summer of 2013,
Miro has a Master’s degree in IT Management & Economics.
He is based in Bangkok where he leads business development
in the Asia-Pacific region.
Miro Rusko
Miro RuskoManaging Director APAC
Member of Octopus Newsroom since summer of 2013,
Miro has a Master’s degree in IT Management & Economics.
He is based in Bangkok where he leads business development
in the Asia-Pacific region.
Milan Varga
Milan VargaTechnology Partners Manager
Milan joined Octopus in January 2009 after finishing his Master’s degree in Mathematical Simulation and Informatics.
Milan is responsible for managing relationships with Octopus technology partners and integration testing.
Adam Panes
Adam PanesTechnical Support Manager
Adam has been a key part of the Octopus Newsroom team since 2011. With unmatched technical skills, Adam and his team of engineers provide highly professional support to all new and existing
customers worldwide.