Lee Watson


As a member of the national Startup America initiative and leader of Startup Arkansas, Lee has been instrumental in getting several programs off the ground to empower entrepreneurs locally and around the world. He guides strategy and direction for the development of new innovation programs.

Launching his career as an entrepreneur straight out of college, Lee's company was the first company in Arkansas to build mobile banking applications for small to medium-sized banks. His experience in technology and entrepreneurism provide him a unique perspective on one of the key verticals of Central Arkansas.

Lee's expertise in strategic planning  make him the ideal champion for innovation at The Venture Center. He is also a member of The VC's Board of Directors.

Advice to entrepreneurs: Focus on sales, drive bottom line revenue.