Tierpoint is a leading national provider of information technology and data center services, including colocation, cloud computing, and managed IT services.
Rich Lee is a seasoned entrepreneur who has led several IT services companies over the course of his 28-year career.
He was the founder and CEO of Hosted Solutions, transforming that company through organic growth and timely acquisitions and earning numerous accolades along the way, including five consecutive Triangle Business Journal Fast 50 awards; Triangle Business Leader’s “Impact Entrepreneur” in 2008; and the prestigious Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Technology in 2009. Hosted Solutions was acquired by ABRY Partners in 2008, by Windstream in 2010, and by TierPoint in 2015.
Prior to Hosted Solutions, Mr. Lee founded MPInet in 1996, which quickly grew to become the largest privately held ISP in Florida. MPInet was acquired in 1999 by Duro Communications, and Mr. Lee was responsible for acquiring, integrating, and managing over 15 acquisitions for the company.
In addition to TierPoint, Mr. Lee is on the board of directors for Compass Datacenters. He holds a BS in Building Sciences from Auburn University.