Derrick Lee


Excel jockey, appetite for learning, caffeine addict, obsessed with precision, father of two

Derrick brings nearly two decades of finance experience to Ridge, primarily from the venture capital industry.

Prior to joining Ridge, he was CFO at Wildcat Venture Partners and Mohr Davidow Ventures where he worked with investment professionals and attorneys throughout all stages of deal financings ensuring portfolio companies were successfully financed, negotiated deal terms, constructed term sheets, and documented review amongst a myriad of other responsibilities.

He previously held a variety of roles with State Street Corporation including fund accounting, internal auditing, and performance analysis for clients including the California State Teachers’ Retirement System.

He holds a BA in Economics from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Arizona State University.