Katherine Vasilopoulos, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Amazon, has been awarded 2020’s Rising Star of The Year at this year’s Product Marketing Awards.

Now in its second year, PMA’s Product Marketing Awards recognizes and encourages outstanding talent and hard work in the product marketing industry.

Presented in partnership with Kompyte, the Rising Star of the Year accolade acknowledges the efforts of the most exciting, prestigious talents emerging within the field.

On her way to the title, Katherine beat out some incredible competition from product marketers from companies like Canva, Adobe, and Salesforce.

A product marketer with previous experience working with globally recognized brands, including Johnson & Johnson, Katherine is now responsible for growing OTT revenue and usage among existing advertisers through retention, expansion, and advocacy marketing activities, as well as leading the OTT voice of customer program at Amazon Advertising.

Speaking about the achievement, Katherine said:

“I am so excited to be this year’s winner of the rising star award, thank you so much to the Product Marketing Alliance for this incredible honor, it means so much to me. I also wanted to call out all the incredible work being done by my peers who were nominated. I want to say thank you to those who nominated me, it means so much to me to have your support.”

Richard King, Founder of PMA, commented:

“The Rising Star Award acknowledges the efforts of the industry’s most exciting, prestigious talents emerging in the field. It’s clear that Katherine has had an overwhelming impact on her team, product and company and we’re excited to see what her future holds. On behalf of the PMA team, congratulations!”

About Product Marketing Alliance

Product Marketing Alliance was founded in February 2019 with a mission of uniting product marketers across the globe. And it did just that. Within just 12 months of launching, it gathered more than 11,000 enthusiasts from the USA to Russia, Greece to Germany, England to Australia. All with one shared goal: to drive demand, adoption, and the overall success of their products.


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