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Derek Osgood

Founder & CEO at Ignition

Derek Osgood is a former marketing exec turned founder, building Ignition – the collaborative GTM platform helping Product and Marketing teams to get new products to market faster and more effectively.

Prior to founding Ignition, he was an early hire at Rippling where he stood up the Product Marketing function and helped scale the company to $20M in ARR. As a Product Marketing leader everywhere from startups to major brands like PlayStation, Derek has launched over 100 products and his products have generated over $1B in revenue. Now he’s building the platform he wished he had along the way.

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Derek Osgood

Founder & CEO at Ignition

Derek Osgood is a former marketing exec turned founder, building Ignition – the collaborative GTM platform helping Product and Marketing teams to get new products to market faster and more effectively.

Prior to founding Ignition, he was an early hire at Rippling where he stood up the Product Marketing function and helped scale the company to $20M in ARR. As a Product Marketing leader everywhere from startups to major brands like PlayStation, Derek has launched over 100 products and his products have generated over $1B in revenue. Now he’s building the platform he wished he had along the way.

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Derek Osgood

Founder & CEO at Ignition

Derek Osgood is a former marketing exec turned founder, building Ignition – the collaborative GTM platform helping Product and Marketing teams to get new products to market faster and more effectively.

Prior to founding Ignition, he was an early hire at Rippling where he stood up the Product Marketing function and helped scale the company to $20M in ARR. As a Product Marketing leader everywhere from startups to major brands like PlayStation, Derek has launched over 100 products and his products have generated over $1B in revenue. Now he’s building the platform he wished he had along the way.

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As seen on

Timeline

Feb 2021 - Present

Ignition

Founder & CEO

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Feb 2021 - Present

Sep 2020 - Present

On Deck

On Deck Fellow

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Sep 2020 - Present

Apr 2019 - Aug 2020

Rippling

Director of Product Marketing

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Apr 2019 - Aug 2020

Apr 2017 - Apr 2019

BBVA

Director of Marketing & Growth, New Digital Business

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Apr 2017 - Apr 2019

Feb 2014 - Apr 2017

Multiple High-Growth Startups

Director / Head Marketing & Growth

Feb 2014 - Apr 2017

Jun 2010 - Feb 2014

Playstation

Product Manager

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Jun 2010 - Feb 2014

Ask me

What do you think most companies get wrong when launching products?
You've launched things everywhere ranging from big entertainment and CPG brands like PlayStation, to small tech startups -- how do launches differ between those?
How do you measure whether a launch is effective or not?
How has a career in Product Marketing prepared you to be a CEO?
What do you think the future of software looks like for Marketing and Product teams?

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