Carsten focuses on program management and coordination for integration, change and improvement across all of Method Studios’ businesses, and also oversees operations in San Francisco. He joined from Atomic Fiction where he was Chief Operating Officer. A seasoned executive with 20 years of operational, management and financial experience, and a background in software engineering, Carsten was previously a Private Equity Partner at Pender West Capital for more than a decade. In the early 2000s Carsten served as CEO of The Orphanage. He began his career as a technology consultant at Arthur Andersen. His credits as a VFX executive include Blade Runner, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Night at the Museum, and Live Free and Die Hard.