David Lee is the CEO and Co-Founder of Nex, a motion-based entertainment company that is helping humanity reconnect with the joy of movement. Using a proprietary combination of AI, mobile and computer vision technologies, Nex merges the digital and physical worlds in an entirely new way so players are fully immersed in the experience, connected virtually, and engaged physically. Under David’s leadership, the company has raised more than $40 million in VC from top investors around the world and has built award-winning motion experiences including HomeCourt, Active Arcade, Party Fowl, Starri, Miniacs, and the recent release of Peppa Pig:Jump & Giggle.
Prior to founding Nex, David was a Senior Engineering Manager at Apple. There he built and led the engineering team behind the development of iWork for iCloud and the web app version of Apple’s productivity suite, including Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. David managed a team of 30 engineers distributed across Cupertino and Hong Kong. Before his career working at Apple, David sold EditGrid, the leading online spreadsheet service that he founded, to Apple.