Mike Lees is the CMO of LeaseAccelerator. Since 1997, Mike has had various roles in the technology sector, as investor, founder/CEO and most recently a 15 year career as a marketing leader – he has been a CMO for over a decade.
Prior to joining LeaseAccelerator, Mike served as CRO of Wirewheel, a trust and privacy software solutions provider in Washington, DC. Previously he held roles as CMO at Metalogix (acquired by Quest Software), and WealthEngine (acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor). Lees has held the position of Vice President Marketing at IntraLinks, and VP Product Marketing at Software AG and webMethods. Prior to his marketing career, Mike was an entrepreneur; he founded metadata management innovator Cerebra in 2001 and after growing the business in the UK and US exited to webMethods in 2006.
Mike started his career in finance, attaining Chartered Accountant status with KPMG in the UK and then serving as a technology analyst and fund manager for CIS. A Brit by birth, Mike currently lives in Northern Virginia.