Interview with the CEO: Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (ASTI)
Victor Lee is Chief Executive Officer of Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. Mr. Lee is the Managing Director of Tertius Financial Group Pte Ltd., a boutique corporate advisory and private investment firm he founded in February 2009. He brings more than 17 years of experience in corporate banking, real estate finance and investment management, and corporate advisory services at leading worldwide financial institutions. Mr. Lee began his career at Citibank N.A. in 1993, handling small- and medium-sized corporate finance, and he progressed to a Vice President position in the international personal banking division. In 1999 he moved to Deutsche Bank AG as Vice President, and in 2004 he was promoted to Managing Director and Singapore Market Head in the private wealth management division, where he was responsible for management of approximately $1 billion assets under management. From 2007 until 2009, he was with Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management, most recently as Executive Director and Head of Singapore/Malaysia markets. Mr. Lee holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin and a master's in wealth management from the Singapore Management University. Profile
TWST: Please provide our readers with a little bit of a background and a broad overview of Ascent Solar.
Mr. Lee: Ascent Solar was incorporated in 2005, and we were listed on the Nasdaq