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San Diego, California, United States
September 13, 2018

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Byoung Lee

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San Diego, CA 92127 Phone: 858-***-****

Strategic and operational finance executive for aerospace and defense, software/SaaS, electronics, semiconductors, and broadband wireless equipment provider. Led initiatives for revenue growth, improved profit quality/quantity, and increased stakeholder values. Multiple mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Established and managed diverse operations throughout North America and Asia.

Key Strengths

•Build, train, motivate, and mentor high-performance accounting, finance, and cross-functional teams

•Led and directed strategic and operational initiatives; promoted sound decision-making by providing accurate, timely, and relevant financial/operational information

•Identify, measure, analyze, and implement decision-making based on relevant factors and indicators KPI, KFI, cohorts and leading/lagging indicators and trends

•Led market analyses, business modeling, go-to-market, deal structuring, ROI, and entry or exits

•Driver of multiple strategic projects--financial planning and ERP systems implementations, operational excellence, EVM, Agile Management, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, integrations, and divestitures

•Government and commercial contracts proposals, price/cost negotiations, contract structure, program management, delivery, project financing, bid-rate development, and DCAA audits

Professional Experience and Accomplishments

REMEC Broadband Wireless Holdings, Inc. Chief Financial Officer 2014 – Present

Wireless broadband equipment design/manufacturer $50MM Revenues and 1,000 Employees

•Strategic, operational, and financial management of R&D and manufacturing operations in US, Canada, and the Philippines with a team of diverse staff including accounting, finance, IT, HR, and other functions

•Directed, prepared, modeled, and presented, financial and operational models, conducted due-diligence, negotiated terms, and closed multi-party Asset Purchase Agreements

•Wind-up activities for BVI, US, Canada, and the Philippines entities US and international tax, repatriation/disposal of foreign assets, funds distributions, and US and foreign regulatory matters

Einstein Medical, Inc. Chief Financial Officer 2011 2014

SaaS, SEO, and content management provider $20MM Revenues/120 Employees

•Established tangible financial/operating targets and execution of plans resulted in first positive cash-flow breakeven since 2008

•Elimination of all non-core activities reduced average project delivery from 12-months to 6-months, increased average GM by 20 % points.

MindTouch, Inc. Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer 2010 – 2011

PE and VC-backed, analytics, curation, collaborative software $12MM Revenues/60 Employees

•Led, collaborate, and produced first strategic plan with financial targets, 2-year technology/product roadmap, and clearly defined project milestones and activities--based on technology, budgets, timelines, and accountability

•Designed and deployed KPI/KFIs including; predictive models for lead-to-sales conversion, cash flow forecast, cohort and funnel analyses, and standardized product and services pricing models

Quantum Leap Packaging, Inc. Chief Financial Officer 2008 – 2010

PE and VC-funded, semiconductors and advanced structures $40MM Revenues/120 Employees

•Formulated strategic and operational planning, market analyses, business modeling, product cost/pricing, financial projections, return on investment, valuations, and negotiated multiple term sheets for VC fundraising

REMEC Defense & Space, Inc. Chief Financial Officer/VP-Strategic Initiatives 2001 –2008

Defense and space electronics systems provider $180MM Revenues-2,000 Employees

•Provided leadership in formulating and executing key strategic and operational initiatives

•Established 160-person Maquiladora operation legal, infrastructure, staff, operation, and logistics

•Direct management of under-performing portfolio companies, acquisition of key vendors, and integration of two (2) Korean subsidiaries on a special assignment

•Oversaw a significant revenue growth, improved quality and quantity of earnings, exceed operational performance metrics and increased higher-margin Prime contract awards

•Divestiture of an underperforming Canadian subsidiary, Major ERP implementation, and executive sponsor of a company-wide Excellence Program

•Successfully led and completed $260 million sale, merger, and integration of US and Mexico companies to a new UK parent (Cobham, plc)

Other Assignments

JMAR Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMAR) Corporate Controller 1999 – 2001

Commercial/Defense Nano-technology and semi- and bio-lithography equipment manufacturer

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Controller of Operations 1996 –1999

Nuclear physics, advanced weapons, and real-time inspection and interrogation systems

General Dynamics Corporation (GD) Business/Program Analyst 1992 –1996

F-16 Avionics and electronics test equipment

Education/Training/Community Involvement

•University of Redlands (1998) MBA; San Diego State University (1991) BS Finance

•Defense Acquisition University (Los Angeles Air Force Base) Acquisitions, Program Management, and Systems Management, and FAR, CAS, and DFARS regulations

•Continuing education in FASB, IFRS, SOX, Agile Project Management, and Change Management

•Volunteering Junior Achievement of San Diego, Community and school activities, and Civic/community involvements

•United States Air Force Avionics Systems

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