Ian Lee is the Venture Fund Lead of IDEO CoLab Ventures. Prior to IDEO, from 2014-2017, Ian lead Citigroup's blockchain and cryptocurrency initiatives as part of its venturing arm, Citi Ventures, where he was an SVP / Director. He also led Citi's network of R&D Labs, an early-stage R&D fund, and emerging technology research. In 2015, Ian helped IDEO start the CoLab as one of its founding corporate partners. Prior to Citi Ventures, Ian was a management consultant for 8 years, co-founded two companies, and worked in investment banking and asset management. Ian holds an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley and B.A. degrees from UCLA in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Economics. He is an Adjunct Faculty Member in cryptocurrency courses at UC Berkeley, where he launched the university's blockchain curriculum and classes in 2016 across its business, law, and engineering schools.