Lee has over 30 years of design, consulting, project management and business development experience across a range of industries. He has driven growth at companies that include Digital Equipment, Fluor Corporation, and Rockwell International. Throughout his working career, Lee has been active in both local and international IEEE activities. He is the Chair of the South Carolina Engineering Cluster and a Director on the IEEE Board of Directors. Today, Lee is active in promoting the development of the Smart Grid through his participation in the IEEE Smart Grid Initiative, the IEEE Energy Policy Committee, and the IEEE Electric Vehicle Committee.