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Young Lee

Young Lee is vice president of business development at in Seattle, WA, and is only the second Korean American to hold this position. He previously served as vice president of business development for


Standout: Only the second Korean-American vice president at Amazon, a company with more than 750,000 employees. Leap of Faith: He pivoted professionally to the tech world, first in a start-up, then at leading consumer technology companies like Expedia and Perk of the Job: A big Star Wars fan, he met Mark Hamill, aka Luke Skywalker, at a recent Amazon MARS conference, which brings together innovative thinkers in machine learning, automation, robotics, and space. Where He Can Be Found After Hours: “At a good restaurant, with my family and friends, eating and drinking good wine.” If You Could Add One More Hour to the Day: “I would spend it finishing the book I can’t seem to finish, or watching Watchmen, or hitting the tennis ball with my son.”