Dr. Lee Hoansoo

Managing Director


Dr. Lee Hoansoo leads cross-border investments in biotechnology, semiconductors, IT and mobile technologies. He is Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance, School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University. His research fields are corporate finance, venture capital and private equity, alternative investments and emerging markets.
Before Tsinghua, Dr. Lee served as Staff Economist for innovation and entrepreneurship policy at the Council of Economic Advisers in the White House during the Obama administration's first term of office. He was co-founder and CEO of several US venture-backed technology startups, and remains as an active backer of disruptive innovations. He is an entrepreneur-in-residence at Tsinghua x-lab.
Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate studies (Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics and Mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley; A.M. and Ph.D. in Business Economics at Harvard Business School.