Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee

Serial entrepreneur focused on consumer tech and entertainment. Co-Founder and former CEO of Rotten Tomatoes.

Twitter: rottendoubt
Member since March 15, 2014
  • About
2004 UC Berkeley , BA , Cognitive Science

I am a(n):


Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Rotten Tomatoes, alivenotdead, Hobo Labs,, Design Reactor
If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

Do companies with friends and having fun.

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Frustrating - You can never take a break from thinking about it.
Rewarding - Making something that helps change people's lives for the better.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Full bio

Co-founder of Hobo Labs, making guild-based casual mobile games.

Co-founder and former CEO of, an online community for artists and their fans. Sold to mig33 February 2014.

Executive Producer of "The Heavenly Kings", directed by Daniel Wu (Best New Director, 2007 Hong Kong Film Awards).

Co-founder and former CEO of Rotten Tomatoes (, a leading entertainment website focused on movie reviews and news and one of the top 800 most trafficked sites in the world. Sold to IGN Entertainment June 2004.

Co-founder and former CEO of Design Reactor (, an internet marketing firm focused on the entertainment industry. Clients included Disney, ABC, Warner Bros., and Artisan Entertainment, among others.

Advisor to LEEO, Casetagram, Frenzoo, SupportBee, and IDreamBooks.

Mentor at Leap.Axlr8r, Chinaccelerator,, CoCoon HK.

Holds a BA in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley.