Howard Lee is the CEO and co-founder of SōRSE Technology, a Seattle-based food and beverage tech company. Lee’s background spans both the startup and Fortune 500 world. Prior to SōRSE, Lee founded and fund-raised for two successful startups, served as CEO for Photo Works, a NASDAQ listed company, and as Senior Vice President at Disney, where he ran a division with thousands of people and millions of dollars in revenue.
GMR Executive Spotlight Q&A –
Title: CEO and Co-founder
Company: SōRSE Technology Corporation
Years at current company: 3+
Education profile: I attended College but didn’t graduate. Instead, I decided to go to Silicon Valley and work on start-ups in the early 80’s.
Most successful professional accomplishment before cannabis:
I founded two successful companies that were Venture Backed. One was successful for investors and the other wasn’t.
I was the CEO of a NASDAQ listed company called Photo Works.
I was Senior Vice President of Disney Ecommerce & Catalog.
Company’s most successful achievement: Scaling the use of our emulsion to produce 10,000 units every 15 minutes for our customer(s).
Has the company raised any capital (yes or no): Yes.
If so, how much?: $10,000,000 to date.
Any plans on raising capital in the future? We do not have plans to raise additional capital; we are cash positive and profitable.
Most important company 5 year goal: Expanding our emulsion technology world wide and more thoroughly in North America