Kewsong Lee is a Korean-American businessman born on August 12, 1965. He formerly served as chief executive officer (CEO) of private equity firm The Carlyle Group.
He attended boarding school at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, graduating in 1982.
Lee later went on to enroll at Harvard College where he received an A.B. in Applied Mathematics in Economics, graduating in 1986.
The businessman made a return to Harvard where he received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1990.
Lee received his first job after graduation from Harvard at consulting firm, McKinsey & Company.
From 2009 to 2017, he served as lead director at Arch Capital Group as well as a board member for other firms such as Transdigm and Aramark.
Where is Kewsong Lee from?
Kewsong Lee hails from Albany, New York, in the United States, where he was born. He however spent his early years in South Korea and Singapore as a result of his father, Lee Hak-jong’s role as a college professor and involvement in the United Nations.