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Universal Audio Expands Senior Leadership Team

Gordon Mattingly named chief financial officer and John Bigay is the company's new chief revenue officer, both reporting to founder/CEO Bill Putnam, Jr.
New Universal Audio CFO Gordon Mattingly (left) and CRO John Bigay.

Universal Audio has announced the addition of Gordon Mattingly and John Bigay to its executive team, both reporting to founder and CEO Bill Putnam, Jr.

As chief financial officer (CFO), Mattingly is overseeing the company’s financial planning, reporting, supply chain and risk management. He brings 20 years of finance experience in the consumer electronics and SaaS industries, most recently serving as CFO for Arlo Technologies where he managed worldwide financial operations and helped deliver a successful IPO and spin‑off from parent company NETGEAR.

“I am blown away by the creativity and commitment to excellence the UA team delivers through our expanding ecosystem of audio hardware, software and subscriptions,” Gordon says, “I’m looking forward to combining my passion for both music and successful financial operations to help the UA team realize our future growth opportunities.”

As chief revenue officer (CRO), Bigay is focusing on strategic planning, marketing, branding, and partnerships to enhance revenue growth. He has 15 years of tech marketing expertise, most recently serving as chief marketing officer at iZotope where he helped build the company’s SaaS business, fortified channel partnerships, and grew revenue operations through their acquisition.

“As a lifelong music lover and performer, I’m humbled to be joining the passionate team at UA,” Bigay says. “I’m looking forward to doing my part in the company’s future success and helping our customers continue making great art.”

“John and Gordon bring fresh new perspectives and great leadership experience to Universal Audio,” says Putnam, Jr. “We have incredible new products coming next year, and I’m thrilled to be strengthening our leadership team with two seasoned executives who also happen to be lifelong musicians. That part is the icing on the cake.”

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