Operating Partner, Founding Member
Lee is an Operating Partner at Touring Capital, where he leads platform and operational efforts.
Lee joined Touring after spending his career in various technology operating and strategy roles. Prior to Touring, Lee led the thesis-driven investment strategies in emerging technology areas for M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Fund), including autonomous systems, national security technology, MLOps, gaming infrastructure and blockchain. Lee also built a machine learning tool for the fund to bolster data-driven sourcing and diligence strategies. Prior to M12, Lee led strategic initiatives for Corporate Strategy, Core Services Engineering and Operations, and was on the Corporate Strategy & Development team at Microsoft where he developed go-to-market and M&A strategies. Lee is a graduate of University of Michigan where he studied Economics and Entrepreneurship.
In his free time, Lee enjoys spending as much time as he can outdoors, especially with his Husky-Poodle named Uni, and tinkering with tech-enabled human performance. He’s an avid skier, golfer and aspiring tennis player. Lee is also involved in non-profit work, including as an Executive Board Member of Globally.Org, a public-policy organization with a mission to build communities of impact that solve global challenges.