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John Lee

BS ‘10

Senior Associate
Osage University Partners (Philadelphia, PA)

John focuses on hardware, robotics, materials, and software. At Osage, John has been actively involved in Kymeta Corp, Jibo, Paracosm, Clarifai, Evolv Technologies, Guardant Health, and Seismos. Prior to Osage, John spent time at Lux Capital and was a manager in the investment arm of Mahindra & Mahindra, one of Asia’s largest conglomerates, where he worked on diversified investments and in-house startups in technology.

Previously, John co-founded two startups and served as the Director of Cover Africa, a non-profit organization working on a malaria prevention research project in rural Ghana. In his spare time, John builds robots and actively pursues the science of cooking with his Little Brother from Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Education: John holds a BS in Biology from Cornell University.