Patrick Wyatt was previously Blizzard Entertainment's Vice President of Research and Development. He was most recently the team lead and lead programmer of Battle.net. Previously, Pat was a senior programmer on both StarCraft and Diablo, and wrote the multiplayer code for both games. He was also a producer and senior programmer on Warcraft II, for which he wrote both the networking and multiplayer code, and producer and lead programmer for Warcraft I. Pat also worked on Lost Vikings, Battle Chess, Rock and Roll Racing, Death and Return of Superman and Justice League Task Force. Pat was employed at Blizzard more than eight years.
In March, 2000, he founded ArenaNet with Mike O'Brien and Jeff Strain. He then worked as a programmer for the company.
On 10th September 2008 it was announced Wyatt would become CTO of the newly-formed NCsoft West when ArenaNet was consolidated along with other NCsoft subsidiaries under a single label.
Contributed by Sciere (217832) on May 14, 2005. [revised by : Sciere (217832)].