Former GIC and Grab executive Joins Horangi Cyber Security as chair to harness AI in cybersecurity

Horangi Cyber Security announced today that Kevin Lee has joined the company as executive chair. In his new role, Lee will work on deepening Horangi’s cybersecurity capabilities by harnessing AI and machine learning to enhance the Horangi platform and build out a world-class executive team. He has been serving on the Horangi Board of Directors since August 2016.

“Kevin brings a wealth of expertise to Horangi and we are thrilled to be working with him to develop new cybersecurity products and capabilities that will enhance our ability to protect our customers. His background as a leading expert in AI and machine learning will help us identify new opportunities to fuse AI with the best-in-class cyber experts on our team to make our platform more intelligent and capable of protecting our customers. Kevin has worked with both Lee Sult (CTO and Co-Founder) and I at Palantir and has been on our board of directors from the start of Horangi. We are confident that we will form another strong partnership with him here at Horangi,” said Paul Hadjy, chief executive officer and co-founder, Horangi Cyber Security.

“I am humbled by the opportunity to partner with Paul and Lee at Horangi to build the leading cybersecurity company in Asia. It is clear that cybersecurity is one of the great challenges of our time and the founders of Horangi have been true visionaries in developing scalable and effective solutions for organizations facing these threats. I am excited to leverage my experience in AI to enhance the Horangi platform by productizing the expertise of the elite cyber security experts at the company. I also look forward to building out a world-class executive team at Horangi in order to fully capture the market opportunity in front of us,” said Kevin Lee, executive chair, Horangi Cyber Security.

Prior to Horangi, Lee was the founder and Head of GIC Labs at GIC, where he led GIC’s efforts to harness innovation, technology, and data science in investing. He was previously VP of Data and Growth at Grab, where he started and built Grab’s capabilities in AI and data science. Lee was also the Head of Asia at Palantir Technologies, where he started his career and built out Palantir’s Asia business, working with customers from a wide variety of industries to harness the power of data in their organizations.

Earlier in his career, Lee served in the Administrative Service in the Singapore Government in the Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Finance. Lee graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Computer Science with Distinction, which he attended on a PSC Overseas Merit Scholarship from the Singapore Government.

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