Unity Technologies Appoints Scott Pitasky as Chief People Officer
Pitasky brings two decades of experience leading Human Resources for companies at pivotal moments of rapid growth and scale
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Unity Technologies (https://unity.com/), the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content, today announced the appointment of Scott Pitasky as Chief People Officer. Pitasky brings two decades of experience leading Human Resources (HR) at companies including Amazon, Microsoft, and Starbucks. He brings to Unity a mix of experience leading fast-growing companies and global businesses at scale. Pitasky will report to Chief Executive Officer, John Riccitiello.
“With Scott, we found a leader with experience growing businesses and global teams at scale and, equally important, someone who was a match with our culture,” said John Riccitiello, Chief Executive Officer, Unity Technologies. “I look forward to partnering together as we help drive the company in our next exciting chapter, one where we will continue to put our people and culture first.”
Before joining Unity, Pitasky was the Vice President of Human Resources supporting Amazon’s largest business, the Worldwide Consumer business. This role was Pitasky’s second stint at Amazon — the first was in 1999, where he helped grow the company from 800 employees to 8,000. Pitasky also headed up Human Resources at Starbucks and held a number of senior-level HR positions with Microsoft.
“I am thrilled to join the Unity team. I am already inspired by the commitment to innovation, along with the deep sense of ownership and collaboration. I look forward to working together and contributing my experience to build something special,” said Scott Pitasky, Chief People Officer, Unity Technologies.
Unity is the complete platform for RT3D development giving everyone — from emerging creators to global brands — the most powerful and accessible tools to create real-time 3D experiences. Unity’s revolutionary tools enable creators from a diverse range of industries — from gaming and architecture to automotive, film, and more — to build high-performance, high-fidelity experiences, all in real-time. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.
About Unity Technologies
Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices. The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Games and apps made with Unity reach more than 2 billion unique devices worldwide and have been downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.