About us

The Captivate Chat Story

Captivate Chat is the brainchild of Chris Patterson, a seasoned entrepreneur in the live chat platform market. Read on for more info.


Chris Patterson

Founder and CEO

Chris has a long and distinguished career in technology, beginning with IBM in 1985.

Over the years, he has helped numerous businesses grow and exit, as well as successfully growing and exiting his own ventures. 

Julian Newby


Julian is a marketing veteran with over 30 years of experience in the industry.

He’s held numerous senior leadership positions in both local and global roles, working for big global companies like YouGov and WPP, and collaborating with powerhouse brands like Coke, Unilever, Sony, Mars, and Nestle.

Lance del Valle

Head of Technology

Lance is a software architect with 10 years of experience in the software development and project management industry.

He has vast knowledge of numerous technology stacks, from databases and cloud solutions to programming languages.