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Jieho Lee



Jieho Lee is co-founder and managing partner of Knighted Ventures, a specialized company servicing the casino industries in California and Florida. Prior to Knighted, Jieho oversaw business development and marketing for the Asia territories at POM Wonderful. Jieho also served as general partner at Blue Horizon Capital, where he co-led an investment strategy team focusing on acquisitions in the business information sector. Previously, Jieho pursued a career in the entertainment field: writing and directing commercials for clients such as Ralph Lauren, Victoria’s Secret and Tommy Hilfiger. He wrote and directed the feature film “The Air I Breathe” (starring Forest Whitaker, Andy Garcia, Brendan Fraser, Kevin Bacon and Sarah Michelle Gellar) and oversaw development of projects for Lionsgate Films and Circle of Confusion. Jieho also worked as a classical music producer with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Isaac Stern and Sarah Chang. He produced a top-selling aria album with soprano Sumi Jo, that received the South Korean presidential award for excellence by then president Kim Young-Sam. Jieho received a bachelor’s degree in the college of letters and in cinema studies at Wesleyan University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a member of YPO, Beverly Hills, and resides there with his wife, Korean film actress Min Kim, and their daughter, Shaye. Jieho is a 2018 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.