Thai Lee is the co-Founder, CEO and President of SHI International Corporation, one of the world’s largest IT providers. Originally from Thailand, Thai spent most of her childhood in Korea. In her teens, Thai moved to Massachusetts with her older sister. The foundation of her company rests upon the technology proving its utility to the customers. Thai attributes the success of her business to her management tactics; Thai believes in empowering her employees by giving them autonomy with the customers. By doing so, her reps provide great service maintaining high retention of clients and to look for new opportunities to invest in. Outside of work, Lee donates time and money to her favorite educational charities and cancer research societies. She holds an MBA from Harvard University.
Year appointed: 1989