Comedy Executive, Amazon Studios
Punit Mattoo is a Development Executive at Amazon Studios managing the development and production of comedy programming. Since his arrival in January 2017, he’s overseen shows including Good Omens, Fleabag and Forever as well as Greg Daniels’ upcoming Upload. He’s currently shepherding Amazon’s global launch into stand-up specials with talent including Jim Gaffigan and Ilana Glazer.
Prior to Amazon, Mattoo was a Development Manager and guided the launch of Justin Lin’s independent production company, Perfect Storm Entertainment. In his time there, the team sold both comedies and dramas to multiple broadcast and cable networks including Scorpion which ran four seasons on CBS. Mattoo started his career in the Operations Management Leadership Program at NBC Universal where he managed production and distribution-related projects at a corporate level as well as on various programs ranging from the 2008 Beijing Olympics to the revamped Jay Leno Show.
He holds a BSE and MSE in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, where he was an TV/Arts editor for the student newspaper, and an MBA from the University of Oxford.