June 23, 2017
By Jeff Hyatt
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a provider of technology-enabled payroll and production-management services to the entertainment industry, has brought Andrew Patterson on board as chief technology officer.
Patterson joins Cast & Crew from PayPal Holdings, Inc. in San Jose, where he was sr. director, transaction engineering, for the past three years. He will sit on the executive committee and report directly to Eric Belcher, Cast & Crew’s president and CEO. As Cast & Crew’s new CTO, he will oversee several critical areas, including the corporate technology and security teams.
He also will direct and manage the company’s engineering team and its development of Cast & Crew’s digital products.
Prior to PayPal, Patterson was the CTO at Mercury Payment Systems (now Vantiv Integrated Payments). Earlier, he spent more than eight years at Toronto-based Moneris Solutions, Canada’s largest payment processor, rising to the level of VP, payments software and emerging products. Previously, he was director, software development for Paradata Systems Inc. for eight years.