Mr. Lee is Head of Korea Investment Partners (KIP’s) US office based in Silicon Valley and actively explores cross-border investments to contribute to the global expansion of Korea Investment Partners. He is currently managing over 12 companies in his investment portfolio and participates actively on more than 7 boards. Portfolio companies range from biotech/healthcare companies such as Enlivex, Prokarium, PDC Line, Atrogi and KAHR to IT/Fintech companies such as Pavilion Data Systems and SecuLetter.
Before his career in Venture Capital, Mr. Lee spent 18 years in diverse positions and companies including his 12 years of entrepreneur experience in the IT industry including Samsung Electronics, Dasan networks, Neomtel and Polidigm. In the latter two, he cofounded the companies and led the teams as top management officer. The image compression algorithm for cell phone of Neomtel was de facto standard in Korea at early 2000s and the company went on to IPO at 2007.