We are a Silicon Valley boutique C level search firm specializing in CEO, CFO, CIO, Chief Talent Officer and VP of Marketing and Sales positions.

Clients are always the company that is seeking leadership.


Donald A. Lee has lived in Silicon Valley for over 40 years.  Don first applied his technical abilities at National Semiconductor in manufacturing engineering.  With a public computer peripherals company, Don had responsibilities for international sales, product management and divisional P&L.  When this company was acquired, Don began an entrepreneurial career.

Don has founded or been an early stage investor in companies that include the Internet of Things, e-commerce, SaaS, enterprise software, computer hardware, semiconductors and life sciences.

In 1992, Don became VP of a technology focused executive search firm.  By 1996 a continuing entrepreneurial spirit fostered the formation of Donald A. Lee Executive Search.

Through involvement with many start-ups, Don has invested in a variety of companies, many through the Band of Angels.  He currently serves on the board of several start-ups.

Active involvement in the community is important to Don.  He has served on the boards for the East Palo Alto YMCA, Portola Valley Schools Foundation and other organizations.  Don is currently on the board of the YMCA of Silicon Valley.