Lee A. Spirer

President and CEO, CIBT Global


Lee Spirer is President and CEO of CIBT Global, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, the leading global provider of mobility services, including visa, passport, and immigration documentation.

Lee is a transformational leader with extensive experience driving change, digitizing businesses, and creating superior return on investment working with a wide range of investors and boards in both public and private companies. Lee has spent his career focused on professional services and data/technology-enabled business services.

Prior to CIBT, Lee served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Growth and Transformation Officer for Navigant, a publicly traded, 6,000-employee consulting and managed services firm. Lee rebalanced the firm’s portfolio through a doubling of organic growth, acquisitions and divestitures, an expansion into managed services, digital transformation, and global sourcing. Lee led the successful sale process of Navigant to Veritas Capital/Guidehouse. Lee has also held leadership positions at Kroll, Dun & Bradstreet, and IBM when it acquired Mainspring. Lee spent the early years of his career as a strategy consultant at Booz-Allen & Hamilton.

Lee is a Board Member of the Yorkville Youth Athletic Association, one of the largest city-based athletic non-profits in the United States. Additionally, Lee regularly lectures at Brandeis University’s International Business School on topics of corporate strategy, combinations, and transformation.

Lee is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, with a Master of Business Administration, Finance and Strategic Planning degree. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brandeis University where he was Phi Beta Kappa.