David Lee

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

David LeeName: David S. Lee

Born: 1938 in Beijing, China

Computer-related contributions

  • Chinese-American business executive and inventor.
  • Invented the Daisywheel Printer (1969).
  • President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of eOn Communications Corporation, a telecom services company.
  • Former President and Chairman of Data Technology Corporation, a computer peripheral company.

Honors and awards

  • Adviser to Presidents Bush and Clinton on the Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiation.
  • Chosen to be on the board of the Regents of the University of California (1994).
  • First Asian American to enter the corporate suite of one of America's top-5 corporations (1981).