Derrick has been a games and online entertainment executive for over 20 years. He has led the development of over 200 digital entertainment projects. He and Douglas Pearson founded FlowPlay in 2007 to create technology that would allow games to be played by thousands of simultaneous players in a virtual world environment that would run from any device. Before founding FlowPlay, he was a key executive at the top online game websites – iWin, Uproar, Flipside, Virtual Vegas and GameHouse. After RealNetworks acquisition of GameHouse he became the General Manager of Mobile Games for RealNetworks, a business unit he founded. Derrick has a BA in Cinema/TV Production from USC and an MBA from UCLA.