Yen Lee

Chief Strategy Officer, JLL

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Vancouver

Stream: Climate

Yen Lee is a technology entrepreneur who has co-founded three startups and helped lead digital transformation at two Fortune 1000 companies. Yen is experienced in using data, AI, and new customer experiences and business models to disrupt industries from local (CitySearch) to travel (WorldRes), search (Yahoo, Uptake), membership (Ebates & Rakuten), and professional services (Jones Lang LaSalle).

Yen is a product and go-to-market leader who enjoys making sense of ambiguity, aligning priorities, and helping teams reach desired results. He has led multiple organizations as CEO and general manager over his 25 years in technology. He is a youth sports coach, investor (direct and as a limited partner), CEO and CTO mentor, and a board member.

Prior to the technology sector, he worked at McKinsey & Company helping manufacturing and transportation clients. Yen is a graduate of Western and MIT.