Lee Hawksley is President of Asia Pacific and Japan at UiPath. Based in Australia, Hawksley is responsible for driving go-to-market strategy and growth, expanding customer and strategic partner engagements, as well as articulating the fully automated enterprise vision of UiPath.
With more than 20 years of experience in leadership and senior management roles in the technology industry across all of Asia, Hawksley has a deep understanding of the enterprise software market, along with a strong track record in leading hyper-growth sales, go-to-market operations, and developing new markets.
Hawksley joined UiPath from Twilio, Inc, where he was Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific Japan. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Sales at Salesforce, having joined Salesforce by way of the acquisition of ExactTarget in June 2013. Before that, Hawksley was a founder and key driver of two international software businesses – Esker Software and FortyTwo International – the former listing on the French secondary market, Nouveau Marche, and the latter listing on the ASX via Bluefreeway.
Outside of work, he is an active participant in and advocate of Australia’s entrepreneur-led innovation economy acting as an advisor, mentor, and investor in several promising Australian start-ups. He is also a thought leader on Digital Transformation and Marketing and regularly speaks at events and conferences.