V. Paul Lee is Founder and Managing Partner of Vanedge Capital Partners Ltd., (“Vanedge Capital”) a venture capital fund based in Vancouver, B.C.
Mr. Lee was the former President of Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA), responsible for all product development within its Worldwide Studios Group.
Mr. Lee graduated from the University of British Columbia (UBC) with a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours degree and is also a Certified Financial Analyst.
In 1994, Mr. Lee was named to the Business in Vancouver ‘Forty Under 40’. In 1996 Mr. Lee was awarded the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from UBC, and in 2002 he was awarded the British Columbia Technology Industries Association Person of the Year Award. Mr. Lee has also received numerous awards for his community service including the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, he was recognized as an Honorary Fellow of UBC’s Sauder School of Business as well as recognized with an Honourary Masters Degree in Digital Media from the Centre for Digital Media. Mr. Lee served on the Minister’s Steering Committee for the Vancouver International Financial Institutions Sector and as a Director for the Vancouver Board of Trade. He also served as one of Canada’s three representatives to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Advisory Council. Mr. Lee has served as a member of the Premier’s Technology Council, and on the board of Invest in Canada. Mr. Lee currently Chairs D-Wave Systems and is a board member for Alberta Innovates, Asia Pacific Foundation, Faculty Advisory Board for UBC’s Sauder School of Business as well as various technology company boards.