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Robert Lee

Co-Founder & CEO, Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Robert Lee is the co-founder and CEO of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine.  Robert was a Gates Millennium Scholar who graduated cum laude from New York University. At NYU, Mr. Lee worked on a club called that delivered leftover dining hall food to homeless shelters. Over the four years that Mr.  Lee was a part of this organization, he learned best practices of operations in delivering food, fostered relationships within the industry, and honed volunteer management skills. After graduating, Mr. Lee worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co before resigning in 2014 to continue his passion of helping the hungry and reducing food waste by working full-time at Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, Inc. Mr. Lee has been honored as a CNN Hero, Forbes 30 Under 30 for Social Entrepreneurship, NYC Food Policy 40 Under 40, and Youth Action Net Fellow.