John Chikeun Lee


John is an Operating Partner at Formation Group and held a similar role at Formation 8, focusing on South Korea.

Prior to Formation 8, John worked with Central Holdings, a boutique firm specializing in corporate finance and M&A. Previously, he managed a Fund of Hedge Funds portfolio at Woori Asset Management through analysis of global market trends and fundamentals. John started his career at IBM Global Business Service (GBS) as an IT consultant, providing consulting services to leading corporations in the Korean finance industry, such as Samsung Life insurance and IBK Securities.

John received an Honors degree in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo and earned an M.B.A. at Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST).