Dee Patel is the Chief Financial Officer of Fandango, the ultimate digital network for all things movies, where she oversees all of the company's financial functions. Her career spans more than 20 years of varied experience in financial management, business development, and corporate strategy.
Before joining Fandango, Patel was the Chief Financial Officer of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. In this role, Patel executed business development initiatives and played a key role in NBCU's 2016 acquisition of DreamWorks Animation. Prior to that, Patel served in numerous senior-level roles within the Universal Film Group – from oversight roles in global controllership to operational roles handling finance and logistics. She has also held business and finance positions at GE Capital and General Motors.
Patel trained with PwC in London and earned her equivalent to the CPA, specializing in transaction services and corporate finance. She graduated top of her class at the University of Nottingham with a degree in Economics.