Lee has been in information technology for over 20 years. He has been a teacher, mentor, and consultant focused on information technology value through enterprise application integration and application modernization. His experiences span verticals including transportation, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications and insurance. Lee believes information technology should be an enabler to simplify business processes by automating tasks and enhancing decision support. He is an advocate of open source by contributing to projects at GitLab, Apache, Eclipse, Spinnaker, Alfresco and Fedora.