James Lee

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer James Lee is responsible for business operations, commercial strategy, business development, presales, and enablement across the globe for SAP Ariba.

Previously, he was chief operating officer and general manager of sales for SAP Greater China. During that time, he also served as interim head of Greater China for SAP Ariba. James was previously the chief of staff to the president and general manager for SAP Taiwan and Hong Kong. Since joining SAP in 2008, James has worked across various organizations and geographies within the company. From 2011 to 2013, he also led the SAP Private Equity group across Asia Pacific and Japan.  

Prior to SAP, James led global SAP implementation projects at Hewlett Packard and worked in strategy consulting for McKinsey & Company. James holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia, and a Diploma in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music.