Speaker

Cervantes Lee Head of North America Division

Cervantes Lee serves as Head of North America Division for China Hi-Tech Group Co., based in Los Angeles.

China Hi-Tech Group is an investment subsidiary of Peking University via Founder Group. Peking University is the first modern national university established in China in 1898. The North America Team is working on post-secondary education investment with focus on media & arts, vocational & trade school sectors.

Cervantes Lee is a professional in investment management, real estate, venture capital, restaurant investments across Asia and the U.S. with transaction experience exceeding US$8 billion. He had previously worked for Panda Restaurant Group, CBRE Global Investors, AIG Global Real Estate, Colony Capital and started his career from Arthur Andersen’s Global Corporate Finance.

Mr. Lee received a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Development from MIT (2008), an MBA in Finance (1999) and a BA in Economics (1997) from National Taiwan University. He currently serves as President-Elect for 2017-2018 of MIT Club of Southern California. He lives in West Covina with his wife and two young children.