Lee Hower is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He leads NextView’s investing activities in the IoT space including investments in Konekt and Whoop.
Lee started his career as an early employee of PayPal in product management and business development roles, through the company's 2002 IPO and sale to eBay. After PayPal, Lee was a co-founder of LinkedIn and served as head of corporate development.
In 2010 Lee co-founded NextView along with Rob Go and David Beisel. He was previously a VC at Point Judith Capital.
Lee graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, with a BAS in Systems Engineering and a BS Economics from the Wharton School.