Patrick Dermak

Entrepreneur, Performance Marketer & Coach

I am passionate entrepreneur, performance marketer and one of Udemy's top instructors.

Let me tell you my story:

After graduating from high school, I had the passion to become a lawyer. During law school, I worked for leading law firms like Baker & McKenzie, Freshfields, Deloitte and the German Ministry of Justice.

I was a top student and really enjoyed what I had been doing. But somehow it didn't feel right, I needed to take a break and rethink my life.

In my third year of law school, I decided to spend a year abroad and take the chance to obtain a Master's Degree in Intellectual Property Law in the wonderful Silicon Valley.

I packed my stuff, booked a flight to California, but had absolutely no clue how much my life would turned upside down.

Long story short: I found the inspiration I had been looking for all my life.

Almost every person I met was a founder. Some of them failed 9 times in a row, but they kept on trying until they succeeded. Some of them were just 18 years old, some of them were 70.

I wanted to become just like them. I had no clue how to get started, but what I did have was plenty of passion and energy to make things happen.

I spent the daytime in the library studying for my exams and worked at night to build my first business.

It took me almost one year to succeed working 100+ hours a week, but I stuck at it and eventually got it right and established my first successful online business. I didn't make millions, but it gave me the necessary confidence to keep going and realize what I truly wanted:

To build businesses and change the life of other people.

Today, I am the CEO & co-founder of Baydream Media, a digital media publishing company. Besides that, I am the co-founder of Adbaker and Madfox Media, two performance marketing agencies with offices in Munich, Cologne & New York. Together with my team we are consulting with start-ups, medium and large sized companies. My primary field of expertise is Facebook advertising, funnel design and customer relationship management.

One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to grow their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, were I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching.

By today, I've sold more than 250,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students, revealing the power of scaling businesses with Facebook Ads.

Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together.



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