CEO & Founder, District
Nonbinary Founder & CEO of District Technologies, Lee Butz, is passionate about shaping the future of cities to improve everyone’s work and life experience. Working at the intersection of cities and technology, they founded District Technologies, a community and smart buildings platform helps office spaces reduce friction for people using them.
Prior to District, having written their masters thesis at Oxford University on “Understanding the DNA of Strong Entrepreneurial Hubs”, they then took their theory into practice by building large coworking technology campuses (Factory Berlin and Interchange London for Market-Tech).
They are very active in the queer and startup communities in Berlin, London and now NYC as well recently having moved there. Lee is also an activist for our planet through having recently started the Future City Lab, a network bringing startups, corporates and governments together to make our cities more sustainable, happier and healthier.