Entrepreneurial Best Practices Series: A Fireside Chat with Rotten Tomatoes Founder Patrick Lee

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Date(s) - 11/05/2014
6:45 pm - 8:30 pm

Banatao Auditorium - Sutardja Dai Hall

Join us for a fireside chat with Patrick Lee, Founder of Rotten Tomatoes, currently the #556 most trafficked website in the world and #252 in the United States.  Share his journey into building Rotten Tomatoes, one of the most valuable web properties of our time, including finding his co-founders, growing a unique company and the path to exit.  The Chat will be hosted by Berkeley-Haas’ own Moses Lo (MBA 15), former LAUNCH Competition Co-Chair and FOUNDER.org Associate, with time for audience Q&A.


Patrick LeePatrick Lee
Co-Founder & Former CEO
Rotten Tomatoes

Patrick Lee has many startup successes under his belt, including just the sampling listed below. Currently the Co-founder of Hobo Labs which makes guild-based casual mobile games. He is also the Co-founder and former CEO of alivenotdead.com, an online community for artists and their fans which sold to mig33 February 2014. In addition, Patrick is the Co-founder and former CEO of Rotten Tomatoes (rottentomatoes.com), a leading entertainment website focused on movie reviews and news. Rotten Tomatoes is one of the top 600 most trafficked sites in the world which sold to IGN Entertainment in June 2004. He is an advisor to LEEO, Casetagram, Frenzoo, Instaread / IDreamBooks, and SupportBee and a mentor at Leap.Axlr8r, Chinaccelerator, nest.vc, and CoCoon HK. Patrick holds a BA in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley.


Moses LoMoses Lo (MBA 15)

 Moses Lo is a full time MBA student at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. Before school he as a Senior Associate at The Boston Consulting Group in Australia, focusing on technology projects across industrial goods, financial services, media and telecom. He also started a tailor made suit business in Australia and now can be found figuring out a better way to do financial services – with digital currencies being top of mind. He served as Co-Chair for the 2014 LAUNCH Startup Competition and is currently an Associate for FOUNDER.org.