CEO and Co-founder
Prior to co-founding Allego, CEO and co-founder Lee served as vice president and general manager of IBM’s Enterprise Marketing Management Group, with a global responsibility focusing on the needs of chief marketing officers. He joined IBM in 2010 as part of its acquisition of Unica, which Lee co-founded to meet the needs of marketers seeking to leverage technology to reach new customers. Serving as Unica’s CEO since its inception in 1992, Lee guided the company through a successful IPO in 2005 and its sale to IBM for over $500M. Prior to founding Unica, Lee held senior level positions with Digital Equipment Corporation and M.I.T.’s Lincoln and Media Labs.
A respected thought leader in technology and marketing, Lee is currently an Executive in Residence (XIR) at General Catalyst Partners, serves on the board of Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VRTX) and is Executive Chairman of Clarabridge, a marketing leader in customer experience management. He is a co-inventor of six technology patents and the co-author of, “Solving Data Mining Problems through Pattern Recognition.”
He holds a Bachelor and Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T. and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College.