Lee Watson


As a champion of the national Startup America initiative and leader of Startup Arkansas, Lee provides the vision and leadership for The Venture Center. He guides strategy and direction for the development of the organization and 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 and organizational leadership make him the ideal captain for The Venture Center team. He is also a member of The VC's Board of Directors.

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