Contentful appoints Peter Sunna as Head of Product

11 NOVEMBER 2015, BERLIN, GERMANY
Summary
Contentful, the API-centric content management system (CMS) appoints Peter Sunna as Head of Product. Having more than 10 years of experience in the industry, Sunna will set and refine the direction of the product as part of the product roadmap, with the immediate aim of developing new enterprise features and having a leaner onboarding experience.

Contentful, the API-centric content management system (CMS) appoints Peter Sunna as Head of Product. As an experienced technologist and team leader, Sunna brings 10 years of software development, management, and industry knowledge to Contentful. For the past five years he has worked as Product Manager for EPiServer, where he drove the redesigning of the platform to meet the needs of a connected world.

“I’m enthusiastic about joining Contentful and taking ownership of the product. When I discovered Contentful, the principles and vision behind it felt like the most natural evolution of the CMS market of the modern times, so I’m indeed glad to be dedicated full-time to something I can fully relate to. As an API-first CMS, Contentful primarily focuses on making content available to developers, and that’s what I like so much about it: when developers have the kind of freedom that Contentful offers, they enjoy building apps and websites, as they can choose tools and technologies they love. We put a lot of effort into building a content platform that developers appreciate.”, explained Sunna.

As Head of Product, Sunna will set and refine the direction of the product as part of the product roadmap, with the immediate aim of developing new enterprise features and having a leaner onboarding experience. "Knowing the challenges our current and potential customers face is vital to designing a great product. We have received valuable suggestions which we are currently trying to accommodate.The feedback is encouraging.” added Sunna.

“Our success, and that of our product, relies on envisioning the future and blanking out yesterday’s limitations and requirements. Having Peter, with 10 years of experience, sharing our vision and believing in our product validates our approach rethinking the CMS.”, said Sascha Konietzke, CEO and co-founder of Contentful. He adds that “appointing Peter is part of an ongoing initiative to ramp up our hiring efforts with veteran talent”.


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"“I’m enthusiastic about joining Contentful and taking ownership of the product. When I discovered Contentful, the principles and vision behind it felt like the most natural evolution of the CMS market of the modern times, so I’m indeed glad to be dedicated full-time to something I can fully relate to. As an API-first CMS, Contentful primarily focuses on making content available to developers, and that’s what I like so much about it: when developers have the kind of freedom that Contentful offers, they enjoy building apps and websites, as they can choose tools and technologies they love. We put a lot of effort into building a content platform that developers appreciate.”" Peter Sunna, Head of Product at Contentful
"“Our success, and that of our product, relies on envisioning the future and blanking out yesterday’s limitations and requirements. Having Peter, with 10 years of experience, sharing our vision and believing in our product validates our approach rethinking the CMS. Appointing Peter is part of an ongoing initiative to ramp up our hiring efforts with veteran talent”." Sascha Konietzke, CEO and co-founder of Contentful
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Contentful is an API-driven content management developer platform that combines a powerful API with structured content, a microservice architecture, and a rich development ecosystem. Companies such as Urban Outfitters, Red Bull, Jack in the Box, Nike, Trunk Club, Xoom, Tastemade and many others rely on Contentful to author, manage and deliver digital content to any device and multiple platforms. For more information, visit https://www.contentful.com/

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