For the 10+ years prior to his role as CFO, Lee operated his own consulting company, Sailor Business Advisory Services, where he helped a multitude of startups and mid-market companies as their part-time, consulting CFO. In recent years he has focused his efforts on venture capital funded biopharma and tech companies that spun out of universities, predominantly Caltech. During this time, he also co-founded a battery technology company, Alionyx Energy Systems. In addition to operating his consulting firm, Lee spent three years as the CFO for VC backed Caltech spinout Contour Energy Systems. Before running his own firm, Lee held executive roles as the CFO and/or COO of multiple middle-market companies in manufacturing, retailing, and distribution. Lee holds a B.S. in Business Administration degree from the University of Colorado and an MBA from the University of Southern California.