Our management

Petr Stokuc



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

COO & 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 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.

Miro Rusko

APAC Director



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

Milan Varga

Technology Partners Manager


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

Adam Panes

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 Singaporean public broadcaster MediaCorp switch their entire TV and Radio production from their existing NRCS to the latest version of Octopus.


We love sharing our stories, check out the latest news from around the world.

LRT televizija implements Octopus Newsroom System

Octopus, 2021-09-20

“We tested various newsroom systems but, in our opinion, Octopus was by far the best in terms of collaboration, GUI a...

We are proud to announce Midco Sports Network as a new customer serving the Midwest

Octopus, 2021-07-20

Whether its news, sports, entertainment, or some other high-octane broadcasting output, let Octopus Newsroom soak up ...

BroadcastAsia 2021

Octopus, 2021-07-19

We want to thank all our customers, visitors and partners for successful BroadcastAsia, and, of course, our speakers ...