Tim Lee

President at Kirchner Asset Management

Tim has over 20 years of early-stage and mid-market direct private investment and transactional experience across a variety of industry sectors including technology, cleantech, life sciences and advanced manufacturing.

Most recently, Tim had been with GrowthWorks for a decade and was its Chief Investment Officer. GrowthWorks is a technology-oriented venture capital management firm with funds across Canada. At GrowthWorks, Tim actively managed a very large number of portfolio companies across a broad range of sub sectors with a principal focus on working with his management teams in successfully preparing and completing exit transactions.

Prior to GrowthWorks, Tim was a General Partner with VenGrowth, another technology-oriented venture capital management firm. In this role, Tim sourced, negotiated and managed a number of early-stage investments such as Cambrian Systems, Akara and DWL that would become notable exits for VenGrowth. Tim began his career with Lamerac Financial, an investment banking firm providing mergers and acquisitions, divestures, and private placement of debt and equity services to mid-market, high-growth companies.

Tim holds a MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto. Tim is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.