UiPath appoints Lee Hawksley MD, SVP of APJ
By Digital News Asia October 11, 2022
- Brings over 20 years of experience to the role
- Used to be senior vice president, general manager at Twilio
UiPath has announced that Lee Hawksley (pic) has joined the company as senior vice president and managing director of Asia Pacific and Japan, effective November 2022.
In a statement, the enterprise automation software firm, said Hawksley is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years’ experience in leadership and senior management roles in the technology industry across all of Asia.
It said Hawksley has a track record in leading hyper-growth sales, go-to-market operations, and developing new markets and will report directly to UiPath’s chief business officer Chris Weber.
Hawksley most recently served as senior vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific Japan at Twilio Inc. He was executive vice president of sales at Salesforce, having joined Salesforce by way of the acquisition of ExactTarget in June 2013.
Prior to joining ExactTarget, 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.
“His experience in leading disruptive technology companies will be vital, and he is well positioned to engage with the local ecosystem to create new opportunities and strengthen our existing customer and partner relationships. Asia Pacific, India, and Japan hold huge promise for UiPath,” said Weber.
“As businesses of all shapes and sizes, and across all industries, accelerate their digital transformation initiatives, it’s clear that automation is a key value driver that will get bigger over time.
“It’s a privilege to join the company at such an exciting time and to work with the talented team in Asia Pacific and Japan. I’m excited about the future and exploring new and innovative ways to help our customers,” sad Hawksley.
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