Patrick Dees

Co-Founder & Chief Gaming Officer
Fan Controlled Football League

Patrick Dees, a serial entrepreneur, is a Co-Founder of the FCFL where he serves as the Company’s Chief Gaming Officer, helping to bring the Company’s vision for gamifying the live sports experience to life. FCFL is the real world sports league that allows the fans to call the shots. Dees, a dynamic executive who has been involved with a myriad of successful startups, co-founded Talk About Wireless in 2002, served as GM Indirect Channels at Flipswap, Inc., co-founded and served as CEO of the Emerge Group, and served as General Manager and partner of the Las Vegas Outlaws, helping guide the team to a playoff berth in its inaugural season. As founder and EVP of Talk About Wireless, Dees spearheaded the company’s growth initiatives, building operations to 48 brick-and-mortar locations, nearly 200 employees, and $17M in annual sales. Later in his career, at FlipSwap Inc, Dees was instrumental in securing domestic distribution as FlipSwap grew to over 100 employees and over $50M in revenue.



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