Burton Lee

Lecturer, European Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Engineering School, Stanford University

Dr. Burton Lee wears numerous hats that span academia, industry, government, technology, design and policy. As a member of the Stanford Engineering faculty, he lectures on European Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Lee is today considered one of Silicon Valley’s leading experts on the European entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem, with extensive experience advising European corporations, governments, universities, investment funds, accelerators and techparks; coaching European startups; and developing new approaches to Europe’s innovation policy challenges.

Dr. Lee concurrently serves as Managing Director of Innovarium Ventures, a senior advisory services firm specializing in the assessment and creation of innovation, entrepreneurship and product design programs for enterprises, engineering and business schools, and governments.

Dr.Lee holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Stanford), an MBA in Finance (Cornell), and a Bachelors degree in Economics (Brown).

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