Bobby Lee


Bobby C. Lee is the founder and CEO of Ballet, a startup that provides user-friendly physical wallets for storing cryptocurrency. His first startup was BTCChina, China's first bitcoin exchange. He exited the business after its successful acquisition in January 2018. Lee serves on the board of the Bitcoin Foundation, a nonprofit organization that builds awareness of Bitcoin. Before founding BTCChina, Lee was vice president of technology at Walmart. He started his tech career in Silicon Valley as a software engineer at Yahoo!, where he led the development of the earliest online communities. He has been interviewed as a digital currency expert by the BBC, Bloomberg, Business Insider, CNBC, CoinDesk, The Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, New York Times, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.