Prior to joining ID Ventures, Lee was a Partner at GM Ventures where, as a startup investor and board observer, he focused on technologies and business models ushering in automotive electrification, autonomous driving and mobility services. Before GM Ventures, Lee sourced and led acquisitions for Cruise Automation, a driverless car startup, acquired by GM in 2016. Prior to Cruise, Lee held various roles at GM’s startup Urban Mobility unit, including Mobility Strategist and Head of Performance.
Before GM, Lee was active in the startup community, co-founding two companies and serving as advisor for several others. Lee began his professional career as a combat-engineer platoon leader in the U.S. Army. After his service, he worked as an engineer at Verizon and later covered the Energy sector as an investment banker at Credit Suisse and the Aerospace & Defense sector as VP, Equity Research at Morgan Stanley.