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Tom Frisina

Advisor Santa Barbara, California Area, US

Chairman and Chief Executive, FantasyAces.com and Executive Chairman, Tilting Point, Tilting Point.

Chairman and Chief Executive, FantasyAces.com and Executive Chairman, Tilting Point, Tilting Point.

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Founder

Three-Sixty Pacific Inc

Advisor

Support of the Cultural Arts
Electronic Arts (EA)
thatgamecom
Bally Technologies
Support of the Cultural Arts
Electronic Arts (EA)

Positions

Chairman and Chief Executive FantasyAces.com October 2012 - present
Executive Chairman, Tilting Point Tilting Point November 2011 - present
Sponson, Advisor Support of the Cultural Arts January 2010 - present
Consultant to Board of Directors Bally Technologies August 2004 - present
EA International Board Member Electronic Arts (EA) 2006 - June 2013
Endowed Professor's Chair University of Southern California January 2012 - May 2013
Chairman thatgamecompany January 2010 - February 2012
Professor Center for Digital Media, Simon Frazier University September 2006 - May 2011
EA's Talent Development Executive Electronic Arts (EA) January 2007 - December 2009
Vice President and General Manager, EA Partners Electronic Arts (EA) September 1997 - January 2007
Founder and CEO Three-Sixty Pacific Inc August 1987 - September 1996
Founding CEO Accolade Entertainment 1984-1987 November 1984 - May 1987
Founding CEO Androbot May 1982 - August 1984
Vice President, North American Marketing and Sales HARMAN International June 1970 - April 1982
Non-Commissioned Officer US Navy July 1968 - June 1970

Education

California State University-Northridge Music, performance 1965 - 1968

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Sports
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Education
  • • Games
  • • Mobile
  • • Higher Education

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Craig Alexander
We worked together  •  SVP Higher Education Publishing Operations & Global Content Solutions, Pearson. University of Southern California grad. Stanford grad.
Tom is exceptional mentor and leader. He is one of the founders of the video game industry and held a number of senior executive positions ... in interactive media ranging from startups to established companies in a variety of operational roles. He's also served as chairman and other Board positions over the course of his career.
Andy Billings
We worked together  •  Profitable Creativity (VP, Organizational effectiveness), Electronic Arts (EA). Previously VP, EA University, Electronic Arts (EA).
Huge experience working with probably hundreds of different companies. been there as a start up leader, as a customer of them, and as an ad ... visor
Stephen A. Crystal, Esq.
They're my advisor  •  Investor/Gaming Executive/Consultant/Attorney/Former YPO, Stephen A. Crystal, Esq.. Dartmouth College grad.
Tom brings unparalleled experience over a lifetime in mobile games and the business strategy behind game development, distribution and monet ... ization. Tom has advised both emerging companies as well industry leaders on all startegic aspects of the mobile games / video gaming industry. He comes with the highest recommendation for integrity and experience.
Travis Boatman
We worked together  •  Advisory Board, Evollve, Advisory Board, Little Labs, Advisory Board, University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering
Tom is an amazing asset for anyone, whether you’re at a big company, or a budding entrepreneur. I've had the pleasure of working with Tom ... at both EA and some of his advisory roles. He has a wealth of industry experience, and is always thought-provoking and creative. These skills and insights are further enhanced by his deep love for the games business.
Dave Carbone
We worked together
Tom is highly intelligent, perceptive, sensitive and possesses strong interpersonal skills. He is also insightful, empathetic, a good listen ... er and a strategic thinker. He has successfully started and managed businesses, understands finance and given his broad experience, has a wealth of understanding to bring to bear in brainstorming, problem solving and advising.

Craig Alexander
We worked together  •  SVP Higher Education Publishing Operations & Global Content Solutions, Pearson. University of Southern California grad. Stanford grad.
Deep thinker, motivator, intellectually perceptive, technically adroit, people interactions, responsible, integrity, leadership

Travis Boatman
We worked together  •  Advisory Board, Evollve, Advisory Board, Little Labs, Advisory Board, University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering
Travis has unique skills in both game design and direction, plus project and product management. He's a strong motivator and great at teachi ... ng in the highest academic levels, plus mentoring less experienced workmates.