Ben Lee comes to CircleUp with experience in both startups and consumer products. He previously worked at JH Partners, a consumer-focused private equity firm, where he invested in and supported companies in a variety of industries, including personal care, home goods and direct marketing. When he couldn’t shake his interest in smaller companies, he went on to spend time at GoSmile, a developer of innovative teeth whitening products, and TaskRabbit, an online services marketplace. Ben started his career as an investment banker at Thomas Weisel Partners.
Ben received a BS in Physics from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He holds Series 63 and 82 licenses with WRH+Co. As a South Jersey native, Ben desperately misses Philly cheesesteaks and is patiently waiting for the Philadelphia Eagles to win their first Super Bowl.