Sly Spencer-Lee
Co-Founder & Co-CEO Emerge

Sly Spencer Lee is a first generation Asian American entrepreneur, co-founder & co-CEO of Emerge, an LA based company building a new communication platform to bridge distance and time—by leveraging sight, sound, touch and brain activity, all powered by an emotion AI platform. He has spent a decade working in sensor fusion technologies, is a former co-founder of The Hydrous, a 3D mapping company backed by Google, Autodesk, Nat Geo and the United Nations.

He grew up playing in a national acoustics laboratory where his father worked, learned soldering at age 13, and has been obsessed with consumer products and the concept of digital presence since his teens. He is co-chair of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council for Metaverse & AI, a Forbes 30 Under 30 class of 2018 recipient, a recent student of Daoism, and can be found surfing and climbing the coast of southern California occasionally.