Starz Hires Atom Tickets CEO Ameesh Paleja as Chief Technology Officer

Starz Hires Atom Tickets CEO Ameesh Paleja as Chief Technology Officer 1000 563 C-Suite Network
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Ameesh Paleja is departing as CEO of Lionsgate-backed Atom Tickets, the social-movie ticketing startup he co-founded, to join Lionsgate’s Starz as chief technology officer.

In the newly created CTO role at Starz, Paleja will report directly to Starz COO Jeffrey Hirsch and will be based in the company’s Englewood, Colo., office.

Paleja served as CEO of Atom Tickets since 2014. He will continue serving on Atom Tickets’ board and as an adviser to the company. Separately, on Thursday, Atom Tickets announced $60 million in funding led by Fidelity, with participation from Lionsgate, Disney, and 20th Century Fox. A rep for Atom Tickets said…

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