Lee Lau

Founder, ATI Technologies

Lee Lau is currently a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Alignvest Capital Management, a private investment company based in Toronto and New York. He also serves as a Member of Board of Managers at KGS-Alpha Capital Markets LP. Previously, Lee founded ATI Technologies in 1985 and built the company into the largest supplier of graphic chips and add-in boards to the personal computer industry. In addition to overseeing the overall strategic direction of the company, his primary responsibilities included managing the purchasing and product departments. Lee helped build ATI into a market leader, with annual sales in excess of $2.2 billion and over 3,000 employees. ATI was acquired in July 2006 by Advanced Micro Devices for $5.4 billion. Prior to founding ATI, he held various design engineering positions with Mitel, Motorola, and Plessey. Lee holds a Masters in Engineering and a BASc from the University of Toronto.