John Lee

Consumer Operating Partner


With over 20 years of experience in consumer goods, retail, and digital media, John is a seasoned executive and investment banker.

John is a co-founder and former President of Learning Curve International, a global manufacturer of leading developmental toy brands such as Lamaze and Thomas & Friends. He also co-founded Bambini Partners LLC, where he focuses on kids, family, and general consumer products and media investment banking.

With his extensive experience in the consumer goods industry, John is an expert in retail, digital media, and developmental toys. He has served on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards, including Fat Brain Toys, Melissa & Doug, Vyond, Winona Capital Advisor Board, The Eric Carle Museum of Children’s Story Book Art, and Kids-In-Distressed-Situations.

John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Consumer Psychology and Marketing from The College of New Jersey.