Forbes describes her as “the modest tycoon behind America’s biggest woman-owned business” and includes Thai on their top 20 self-made women list.
Thai presented her perspective on disruptive business models and those specific to the Information Technology industry, then chart SHI’s journey in a constantly changing industry.
Thai Lee has been the majority shareholder, President and CEO of SHI International Corp since 1989. With projected 2016 revenue of over $7 Billion, SHI International is one of the largest privately owned technology companies in North America. Under her leadership, SHI transformed from a $1 million "software-only" regional reseller into a global provider of information technology products and services. Over the past 26 years, SHI achieved its growth 100% organically, without merger or acquisition, and without taking on debt. SHI provides IT procurement, IT deployment, asset management and cloud computing solutions to tens of thousands of organizations globally.