“I imagine Southeast Asia to be the dynamic, inclusive, economic growth story of the twenty-first century.”
Lee is a Co-Founder and Partner of Patamar Capital. Lee brings to the venture capital community three decades of leadership and operational experience in various commercial sectors. His professional career began as a practicing attorney assisting institutional investors in private placement finance transactions. Later Lee joined San Francisco-based Venture Out Holdings as President and CEO where he focused its private investment portfolio on operating companies in the recreation vehicle, hospitality, reprographics and real estate development sectors.
Each of these ventures refined Lee’s expertise in building effective organizations, finding and inspiring the best talent, and creating environments where every team member can succeed. Throughout his career, one truth has remained constant: success depends on your ability to develop and sustain solid, healthy relationships. This belief is shared across Patamar Capital’s entire portfolio of companies.
Lee serves on the board of the RockRose Institute, a San Francisco based non-profit that is committed to supporting, promoting, and advancing non-violent conflict resolution. Lee is also a board member for Minds Matter of San Francisco, an educational non-profit that serves low-income youth.
Lee holds a JD / MBA from Santa Clara University.