Jae W. Lee
Startup Advisor and Mentor.
Award winning technology leader with startup exit experience through acquisition by Cheil Worldwide (Samsung Group). Experienced in product leadership and head of engineering roles from global creative agencies and product side of the industry.
Currently serving as the Chief Technology Officer at a Singapore based online travel platform for accommodation and activities. Prior, Jae has built teams that delivered global telemedicine solution, e-commerce and logistics platforms, ad-tech & marketing-tech solutions, data driven tools that measure real-time consumer engagement and served as a project director for government projects in North Africa as part of the ODA (Official Development Assistance) program for developing countries funded by South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Apart from operational roles, Jae also contributes to the global startup ecosystem through advisory and mentorship roles; D.CAMP (South Korean government backed program), KOTRA K-Startup, TechRanch Austin (accelerator based in Texas, USA), Rakuten Rapid API, TechStars Startup Weekend and institutions including National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University.
List of clients Jae has worked with includes; Samsung Mobile, Samsung Electronics Home Appliances & Camera divisions, Hyundai & KIA Motors, Hanwha Group, L'Oréal, MCM, Burberry, 3M Post-It, Nike Football, GORE-TEX, lululemon, IKEA, Diageo, Korea Tourism Organization, Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS).
A fan of open source, an API author and big data / small data enthusiast.
In 1996, founding member of a computer club that launched the first public school website in Korea, a project backed by Samsung SDS.
2 time Taekwondo Gold Medalist and state champion in the United States. Served in the greater middle east as a computer specialist for 2 years.
And quoted by the media;
Data Storage Management
Money Today Korea
The Korea Economic Daily
For speaking inquiries, please contact using the form below.
Selected previous sessions:
OpenInfra Days Vietnam '19 (Ha Noi, Vietnam)
Singapore Cloud & Data Center Convention '19 (Singapore)
Indonesia Cloud Convention '18 (Jakarta, Indonesia)
Data Center, Cloud & Connectivity '18 (Singapore)
SXSW Interactive '15 (Austin, TX)
SXSW Interactive '14 (Austin, TX)
tiCONF Dev Conference '14 (Singapore)
Connect.JS Dev Conference '14 (Atlanta, GA)
Startup mentorship provided through the following programs;
Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE)
Techstars Startup Weekend
Tech Ranch Austin
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