Sep 27, 2019
Lionel Lee is the head of diversity engagement at Zillow
Group. He provides career development support to underrepresented
employees and works with executives to foster equity and belonging
practices to improve employee experiences. He also serves as a
connector between employees and community organizations. Prior to
joining Zillow Group, he ran a talent acquisition company, sourcing
candidates across the technology industry.
Helping communities has been constant throughout Lionel’s
life. He created and developed community groups that promote health
and wellness. He has worked with HIV/AIDS education groups,
substance abuse addiction organizations as well as health groups
for youth. Lionel also founded Yi Sport Tae Kwon Do, a school in
Seattle that produced 54 U.S. Junior Olympic gold medals.
Lionel immigrated to the United States from Korea at age 5.
His experiences growing up in South-Central Los Angeles and later
in the projects of Honolulu, Hawaii, helped nurture his passion for