National Committee Chairs

Yuet Lee - National Mentor Chair
Yuet Lee

Yuet Lee is a business and technology consultant focusing on clean tech projects. He is currently advising several startup companies in the energy efficiency and green building industry sectors. He has been a Cleantech Open volunteer since 2008 as a mentor and in various other capacities. He also mentors for several Bay Area incubators. Yuet has over two decades of achievement in technology and business for the communications industry. In his last and most recent corporate role, he led business development for Nortel – evaluating wireless, optical and enterprise data technologies and products, assessing business opportunities, building business cases, closing partnerships and investments with external companies. At Pacific Bell/SBC prior to Nortel, he managed successful introductions of broadband/IP networks, directed network architecture planning activities and the data products verification lab. He started his career leading network planning and engineering at Bell Labs/Bellcore. Yuet has a Ph. D. in Mathematics from MIT and has also completed an executive management program at the Kellogg Business School.

Joy Montgomery - National Alumni Chair, Acting Interim

Joy Montgomery has been a member of the CTO team for 7 years. She is also a Mentor for The RoyseLaw AgTech Innovation Network, which supports companies focused on creating new technologies for the agriculture and food industries. For the Bay Area Entrepreneurs Workshop, led by experts who have helped start-ups succeed, Joy was a Managing Director, working closely with the participants. She is a past Representative to the Veterans Affairs Volunteer Services Advisory Committee for the Livermore, California VA Facility, a national appointment by the Daughters of the American Revolution. For transitioning Veterans, Joy is a career strategy advisor. She is a continuous improvement consultant for clean technology companies. Joy’s vision is a reduction of the damage done to our earth, not a limitation at an increased level. Her mission is to increase the odds of clean technology companies succeeding at their part in that effort.