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Jani Asikanius joins Peak as Chief Revenue Officer

By Peak on July 19, 2023

AI company Peak today announced the appointment of Jani Asikanius as Chief Revenue Officer.

Jani brings over a decade of spearheading consistent revenue growth in enterprise software, most recently from his role at open source data platform company, Aiven, where he led the global revenue function to an impressive sixfold increase in annual recurring revenue.

The Chief Revenue Officer position is new to Peak and reports into CEO and co-founder, Richard Potter. A critical step on the scaleup’s journey, this role is responsible for all revenue driving activities with the aim of unlocking Peak’s full commercial potential.

Peak's new CRO, Jani Asikanius

New Peak CRO,  Jani Asikanius

Peak has made tremendous progress on its scale up journey to date and it’s exciting to be joining at a pivotal time, where alignment across sales, marketing and account management will be essential to repeatable and sustained growth.

Jani Asikanius

Chief Revenue Officer, Peak

Peak’s AI platform is used by global industry leaders including Nike, Molson Coors, PepsiCo and Sika. It optimizes inventories, pricing and customer personalization for businesses of all sizes and is deployed in just weeks.

“We’re seeing the biggest technological advancement of a generation,” Jani commented.

“AI is transforming the world around us and organizations that adopt it will reap the rewards. Peak has an extensive market opportunity and there is a clear category to be built around AI platforms.

“I’ve spent a lot of time learning about Peak’s AI platform and I can confidently say that it addresses the exact pain points most businesses are suffering from on their journey to operational excellence and cost optimization. Peak unites technical and commercial users on its platform to build, deploy and manage AI applications at scale across an entire business. In a time where companies are faced with overwhelming amounts of data and economic uncertainty, investing in an AI platform is a smart move that will see them not just survive, but thrive, as we continue into the Era of Intelligence.”

As Peak enters this next phase of growth, a revenue leader with a proven track record in scaling software-as-a-service (SaaS) and enterprise technology is critical to achieving full commercial potential. Jani’s extensive experience supports our continued momentum towards our long-term growth strategy and we are delighted to welcome him to the team.

Richard Potter

CEO and co-founder, Peak

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