Joon Young Lee
Student, M.S. in Information and Knowledge Strategy; Vice President, Hanwha Asset Management USA
Joon was born in the United States and grew up in the New York / New Jersey area. He moved to Seoul, Korea with his family when he was 12 where he attended an international school. After completing high school, he came back to New York and earned his bachelor's degree studying Finance and International Business at New York University Stern Undergraduate College. Currently, Joon works at Hanwha Asset Management, one of South Korea's leading asset management companies, where he helped to establish the firm's U.S. real estate platform and leads Hanwha's real estate investment activities in the region. Prior to joining Hanwha, Joon worked at Avenue Capital Group, Monday Properties, and Cassidy Turley. He is also now studying to earn his master's degree in Information & Knowledge Strategy at Columbia University School of Professional Studies to learn how to lead and build knowledge-based organizations. Joon enjoys playing basketball and golf, reading, playing the piano, and jazz and classical music.