James is currently the Chief Partner Officer of Dropbox APAC, where he oversees Dropbox’s Channel business in key markets including Singapore, SEA, ANZ, Korea, Taiwan and India. A technopreneur at heart, James has more than 20 years of sales and leadership experience with leading technology companies.
Prior to Dropbox, he held various leadership roles at Microsoft APAC and was part of its High Potential Senior Leader Bench Program, a program reserved for its top leaders. During his time there, he served as the APAC Cloud Partnership Lead, and played a pivotal role in building Microsoft’s Cloud business from its infancy to a leading position in APAC – growing its cloud business to US$0.5B.
James is no stranger to digital transformation. As a leader, he embraces disruption and innovation. He is an active angel investor and is on the advisory board of different startups. He can often be seen amongst entrepreneurs and Startup founders as he searches for the “next big thing” to solve the world’s biggest challenges. He believes in the unlimited potential of the people in Asia, and is passionate about driving economic empowerment by providing better access to education and technology.