Johnathan LeeCountry Head (Malaysia), RISE

Johnathan Lee Country Head (Malaysia), RISE People¬†Oriented,¬†Strategic¬†Minded¬†and¬†Result¬†Driven¬†–¬†Johnathan¬†has¬†a¬†diverse¬†experience¬†with¬†20¬†years¬†of¬†business¬†development¬†in¬†various¬†industries¬†ranging¬†from¬†finance,¬†healthcare,¬†education¬†and¬†technology.¬†He¬†holds¬†a¬†Masters¬†in¬†Entrepreneurship¬†and¬†a¬†Bachelor¬†of¬†Commerce¬†from¬†Otago¬†School¬†of¬†Business.In¬†the¬†last¬†10¬†years¬†alone,¬†he¬†has¬†helmed¬†several¬†senior¬†management¬†roles¬†‚Ästfrom¬†helping¬†a¬†top¬†government¬†agency¬†put¬†Malaysia¬†on¬†the¬†startup¬†map¬†globally,¬†to¬†starting¬†his¬†own¬†healthcare¬†startup,¬†to¬†heading¬†business¬†development¬†for¬†one¬†of¬†Malaysia¬†largest¬†public¬†listed¬†tech¬†company,¬†to¬†building¬†and¬†fundraising¬†for¬†an¬†early¬†stage¬†VC¬†firm.Now,¬†Johnathan¬†spends¬†his¬†time¬†advising¬†companies¬†in¬†the¬†areas¬†of¬†innovation,¬†growth¬†and¬†investment.¬†He¬†strongly¬†believes¬†that¬†a¬†combination¬†of¬†factors¬†including¬†a¬†strong¬†team,¬†a¬†good¬†business¬†model¬†and¬†proper¬†execution,¬†along¬†with¬†financial¬†support¬†are¬†vital¬†to¬†grow¬†a¬†successful¬†business.Apart from his commercial acumen, Johnathan is a strong supporter of social innovation to solve the world’s growing environmental and social economic problems. Preferring to work behind the scenes, he has been volunteering and…