Licensing Industry Veteran Bill Patterson Joins Octane5
ATLANTA GA, June 28, 2022 – Octane5, the company behind the BrandComply Licensing Enterprise Platform and VERITY™ Product Authentication products, announced today that Bill Patterson, a Licensing Industry veteran with numerous senior marketing roles has joined their growing team.
“Like so many others, we have known and respected Bill for many years,” said Mike Dunn, Co-Founder and Co-President Octane5. “He has long been a strong, passionate voice for the Licensing Industry, even before his time on the Licensing International board. This passion, combined with his unique and deep knowledge of the industry, sports marketing and the product authentication space make him a natural fit and we’re proud to welcome him to our team.”
Patterson joins Octane5 in the role of Executive Vice President, Product Authentication where he will be responsible for driving growth in the product authentication market and setting strategy for their partnership with Crane Authentication.
“With nearly 20 years of industry experience, I’ve seen many companies come and go,” stated Patterson. “Octane5 has been a stalwart of the brand protection and licensing industries and I am thrilled to help them grow their collaboration with Crane. The combination of Crane’s world-class technology and Octane5’s nimble delivery, implementation and software create a powerhouse in the brand protection market like no other. “
Patterson joins the Octane5 team effective immediately and will remain based in Maryland while spending significant time in the Octane5 Atlanta offices.
Octane5 is a team of licensing system and brand compliance experts delivering software and security products to leading global brands and institutions. Octane5 is the team behind BrandComply and BrandComply College licensing platforms as well as VERITY™ and THREADS™ security hang tag and label products. Both BrandComply platforms deliver brand compliance and protection through a fully integrated suite of software and security products that control virtually every aspect of the brand licensing ecosystem. Operating out of offices in Atlanta, Indianapolis and London, the Octane5 team serves a global client base consisting of hundreds of brands and tens of thousands of licensees. Learn more at www.octane5.com.
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