Robert Lee has been Chairman of the Board of Blue Shield of California since 2012. He was previously the Chairman of the Committee of 100 from 2002-2006 and has been a member of that organization since 1991. Additionally, Bob serves on the board of Broadvision.
Bob retired from Pacific Bell in May 1998. At the time of his retirement, he was a corporate Executive Vice President (EVP) and President of Business Communications Services, which included responsibility for $3 billion in revenue and 15,000 employees. When he was first appointed an Executive Vice President in 1987, he was the highest ranking Asian American in a major telecommunications company in the U.S. He was also the youngest EVP in the company’s history.
Bob is also a Big Brother in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program in the Bay Area. Bob received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Southern California in 1970. He received his MBA from U.C. Berkeley in 1972.