Bill Lee was CEO and co-founder of Remarq, a Benchmark Capital-backed collaboration company. At Remarq, Bill guided the company in its development of a complete end-to-end Internet messaging and collaboration platform. Before its acquisition by Critical Path in March 2000 for $265 million, the company developed high-volume messaging platforms for sites such as eBay, Sun, Novell, and Amazon.
Bill is an angel investor and some of his recent investments include Tesla Motors (nasdaq: TSLA), Posterous (acquired by Twitter), SpaceX, Tweetdeck (acquired by Twitter), Chirpify, Hootsuite, Yammer (acquired by Microsoft), Social Concepts (acquired by Big Fish Games), Playhaven (advisory board member), and Zaarly. He is also on the advisory board of i/o ventures (http://www.ventures.io) -- a San Francisco early stage startup program that focuses heavily on mentorship, and on the Board of Directors of Big Fish (http://www.bigfishgames.com).
Footnote: (1) Bill has never worked with a recruiting firm so everything here is most likely true yet prone to exaggeration, blatant self-promotion, sarcasm, and lack of humor. (*).