Our Leadership

Eric Belcher


  • Joined as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 2004
  • Named Chief Executive Officer and President in September 2012
  • More than 30 years of experience in the motion picture, television, publishing and new media industries
  • Previous senior sales and marketing positions with Fox Film Corp., Columbia Pictures, Sony Music, ABC Television, USA Today as well as a number of new media startups
  • Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado School of Journalism

John Berkley


  • Named President in September 2017
  • Named co-CEO in October 2020
  • More than 20 years of experience in leadership at software and technology companies
  • Previously was an Operating Executive at Silver Lake
  • Earlier at payment technology innovator Mercury; led product, go-to-market, operations and program management, and at Responsys, where he played central role in leading IPO and entrance into multiple new markets
  • Bachelor’s degree in political science from Williams College and Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Business School

Ross Agre

General Counsel

• Joined in 2017
• 20 years of legal, operational and transactional expertise
• Previously at AvidXchange, Inc.; Vantiv, Inc.; Mercury Payment Systems, and West Corp.
• Began legal career at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
• Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Dartmouth College and Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University School of Law
• Registered in-house counsel in California and admitted to practice in New York and Colorado

Guillaume Aubuchon

Senior Vice President, Product

• Named as Senior Vice President, Product in 2019
• Joined in 2017 in product innovation advocating for cloud technologies in the entertainment industry
• Previously Chief Information Officer at DigitalFilm Tree with a focus in bringing seamless cloud workflow technologies into the mainstream
• Background in various media organizations as a film and television producer, supervisor and workflow consultant

Frank DeVito

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

• Joined CAPS in 2012 as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
• Named Chief Operating Officer in 2013
• Experience in business development, operations and human resources and has proven ability for developing winning strategies generating profitability and growth
• Previously Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration for more than eight years at AEG
• Attended Illinois State University

Kriege Janz

Senior Vice President, Operations

• Joined in 2013 as Senior Vice President, Operations
• More than 18 years of financial and operations experience in entertainment and media
• Senior management positions with Sony Pictures Entertainment and PricewaterhouseCoopers
• Background in operations strategy with specialty in entertainment and media
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University and Master of Business Administration from University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business

Sally Knutson

Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President

• Joined in 2006 as Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President-Finance
• Named Executive Vice President in 2011
• 27 years of financial management, corporate development and strategic-planning experience
• Graduated with honors from University of California, Los Angeles with degree in economics

Andrew Patterson

Chief Technology Officer

• Joined in June 2017
• Oversees corporate technology and security teams, in addition to directing and managing engineering team and development of digital products
• Previously at PayPal Holdings, Inc., Mercury Payment Systems (now Vantiv Integrated Payments) and Moneris Solutions
• Bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and computer science from Dalhousie University and Master’s degree in business administration from Queen’s University

Graham Younger

Chief Commercial Officer

  • Named as Chief Commercial Officer in 2019
  • Previously served in the roles of President, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President with a successful track record of driving high growth and excellent customer service at SuccessFactors, Box and DreamWorks NOVA
  • Extensive enterprise software experience leading global organizations at Oracle, SAP & IBM
  • Computer Science Graduate with Honoree Fellowship of Birmingham City University
  • Completed Executive Leadership program at Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Barry Oberman

Barry Oberman

President & CEO of Media Services

  • Assumed operational control of Media Services in April 2013
  • Named President & COO in October 2013
  • Appointed as President & CEO in 2019
  • Prior to joining Media Services, worked in the fashion retail industry focusing on real estate and new store development
  • In 2012 founded the European arm of a prominent US fashion brand and launched the brands first European Retail Stores

Lara Sargent

Co-Head of International Development – London Office

  • Named Co-Head of International Development at Cast and Crew in December 2019
  • Joined Sargent-Disc as Production Accountant in 1999
  • Named Director and Owner of Sargent-Disc in 2010
  • More than 25 years of experience as a production accountant in the film and television industries
  • BA in History from York University and MA in History & Anthropology from University College London

Dr. Laurence Sargent

Co-Head of International Development – London Office

  • Named Co-Head of International Development at Cast and Crew in December 2019
  • Named Director and Owner of Sargent-Disc in 2010
  • More than 20 years of experience in the media and technology industries
  • Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with European Studies
  • PhD in the field of Semi-conductor Lasers from Bristol University

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