Simon S. Lee
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lee emigrated to the United States from South Korea in 1979. Beginning his career as an engineer, Mr. Lee performed in senior technical positions with various technology firms in the DC area. By 1986, Mr. Lee founded STG as the Software Technology Group to address the growing demand for high quality, information technology (IT) support services.
His vision for the company came to realization in 1993 when the Department of State awarded STG its first large contract to develop the software for a global visa tracking system. By the mid-90s, STG had grown its presence in civilian and defense agencies, honing competencies in information assurance, telecommunications and systems integration.
Mr. Lee has led the company's evolution as a premier provider of performance-based solutions with customers spanning across government and industry.
Mr. Lee holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Korea University and a MS in Systems Engineering from the George Washington University .
Awards and Recognition
|May 2013||Recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Korea University|
|September 2012||Recipient of the GWU Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award|
|November 2010||Inducted into George Washington University Engineering Hall of Fame|
|September 2010||Giving Back: Simon Lee Establishes GWU Endowment|
|August 2009||Named Honorable Citizen of Icheon, South Korea|
|September 2007||Recipient of the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Small Business Administration and Minority Business Development Agency's Lifetime Achievement Award|
|October 2005||Finalist for Executive of the Year, Greater Washington Contractor Awards|
|June 2005||Finalist for Ernst and Young "Entrepreneur of the Year"|
|March 2005||Korean Broadcasting Systems' Great Overseas Koreans Award|
|October 2004||Finalist for Executive of the Year, Greater Washington Contractor Awards|
|October 2003||Finalist for Executive of the Year, Greater Washington Contractor Awards|
|October 2003||Recipient of the Emerging Business Forum's American Dream Award|
|May 2003||Recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor|
|June 2001||Recipient of the Pan-Asian American Excellence Award|
|1998 and 1999||Finalist for the Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" award.|
|1998||Recipient of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Small Business Person of the Year|
|May 2013||Speech Accepting an Honorary Doctorate from Korea University|
|December 2012||Speech delivered at the 2012 STG Holiday Gala|
|September 2012||Speech Accepting the GWU Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award|
|February 2012||Speech Given at the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council Board of Directors Visionary Awards Ceremony|
Simon S. Lee
Chairman and CEO