Jae Woo Lee
Managing Partner
Vogo Investment

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Before co-founding Vogo Investment, General Partner of Vogo Fund, Mr. Lee served as the Country Head of Lehman Brothers Korea where he architected the significant build up of its Korean operation.

Mr. Lee also spearheaded numerous principal investments during his experience with H&Q Asia Pacific and Lehman Brothers, including the groundbreaking buyout of SsangYong Securities by H&Q and Lehman Brothers’ exclusive $8 billion NPL JV with Woori Financial Group. He served on numerous boards of directors of Korean companies including Hannuri-Salomon, Nara Banking Corporation, Goodmorning Securities and H&Q’s other portfolio companies. Mr. Lee was a member of the Country Management Committee of Citibank, Korea, where he spent 12 years. He also advised Korean Government as a member of Financial Market Development Committee.

He graduated Sungkyunkwan University in Business Administration and received an MBA from George Washington University.