Dennis "Thresh" Fong

Dennis "Thresh" Fong is an American entrepreneur and retired professional gamer. He is a co-founder of Xfire, an instant messenger and social networking site for gamers which was acquired by Viacom for US$102 million in April 2006. He also co-founded Lithium Technologies, a leading Social customer relationship management (CRM) company. In his playing career his highest profile victory came in 1997 at the Red Annihilation Quake tournament, where he placed first and won id Software CEO John D. Carmack's Ferrari 328. Thresh is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the first professional gamer.