Houlihan Lokey announced that Stephen Lee has joined as a Managing Director and Head of the Technology and Cybersecurity practice, a new service line within Transaction Advisory Services (TAS). He is based in Chicago and will lead a team providing IT, product, and cybersecurity diligence on buyside and sellside engagements, as well as technology and security related advisory services to Houlihan Lokeys financial sponsors and strategic/corporate clients. Mr. Lee joins from KPMG, where he was a Managing Director in the Deal Advisory and Strategy Technology Strategy Group, and served as the national pre-close and private equity technology leader for the past three years and served as the technology diligence lead for some of KPMGs large global private equity accounts on transactions ranging from early-stage startups to enterprise values up to $10 billion. Prior to KPMG, he was at West Monroe Partners, where he used his substantial technology and security background to bridge the gap between technology and business for corporates, as well as private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Mr. Lee began his career in the United States Air Force in 1999.