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Thai Lee

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Net worth 2018: $1.6 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Austin, Texas
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1958
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Amherst College; Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
BIOGRAPHY

Thai Lee was bornon 1958 in Austin, Texas, United States. Thai Lee is #1458 in List Billionaires People In The World. Thai Lee is CEO of $7.6 billion (2016 sales) IT provider SHI International, which has 17,000+ customers including Boeing and AT&T. Lee and her now ex-husband paid less than $1 million for a software reseller in 1989, the predecessor to SHI. Born in Bangkok, Lee grew up in South Korea and moved to the U.S. for high school. A Harvard MBA, she did stints at Procter & Gamble and American Express.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$1.1 Billion

2016

$1.2 Billion

2017

$1.6 Billion

2018

$1.6 Billion

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Thai Lee
TIMELINE
Thai Lee (born 1958) is a Thai-born Korean American billionaire businesswoman, the co-owner, CEO and president of SHI International, reported by Forbes to be the largest woman-owned business in the US.Thai Lee was born in 1958 in Bangkok, Thailand, and attended Amherst CollegeAmherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, earning a double major BA in biology and economics, and in 1985, an MBA from Harvard Business School. She was the first Korean woman to graduate from the business school.In 1989, Thai Lee married Leo Koguan, a Columbia University graduate, New York Law School-educated lawyer and the co-founder and chairman of SHI. They divorced in 2002. She has two teenage children. She lives in Austin, Texas.
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