About James

With over 15 years of experience in the cloud technology landscape, James Lee is a product leader passionate about building solutions that empower users and drive business success.

Throughout his career, from founding his own hosting company to driving innovation at established organizations, he’s consistently delivered results. Whether it’s guiding cross-functional teams to launch new products or diving deep into market research, he thrives on the challenge of making complex technology work seamlessly for the end-user.

James is always seeking new ways to improve the customer experience, resulting in impressive growth metrics and high customer satisfaction scores throughout his career.

Professional Engagements

Head of Product



Aspiration Hosting

Formerly with


Community Engagements

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James is highly engaged with the Magento community, having volunteered as a Moderator in the Magento Community Forums since 2008 and currently serving on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee of the Magento Association since 2022.

He was acknowledged for his notable contributions to the Magento community, which earned him the title of Magento Master in 2016. This prestigious recognition is awarded to individuals who demonstrate exceptional expertise and leadership in the Magento ecosystem.

James can be found in various Magento communities, such as the Magento Community Forum, Slack workplaces like Magento Association and MageChat as well as Discord server like Mage-OS.

James actively contributes to the WordPress community as a contributor to both the Hosting Team and CLI Team, where he provides his expertise in hosting and command-line interface tools to shape the development of the platform.

He regularly participates in various WordPress Meetups in the Asia Pacific region, having volunteered for WordCamp Kuala Lumpur 2019 and participating in WordCamp Asia 2023, WordCamp Europe 2023 and WordCamp Malaysia 2023.

James can be found in various WordPress communities, including WordPress.org, Slack workplaces like Making WordPress, Post Status and WooCommerce Community as well as Facebook Groups like WordPress Hosting, The Admin Bar Community, Advanced WordPress and WP Speed Matters.

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James has had a longstanding involvement with the Cloud and Web Hosting communities, actively engaging with and contributing to these communities since 2007. He has participated in various online forums and discussion groups, such as WebHostingTalk, to share his knowledge and experience in the industry.

James’s contributions to the Cloud and Web Hosting communities have been wide-ranging. He has shared his expertise on topics such as web hosting best practices, server management, cloud infrastructure and security, among others. He has also helped to foster a sense of community among industry professionals, offering guidance and support to those who are just starting out in the field.

Through his active involvement in these communities, James has been able to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the industry, which has allowed him to provide more informed advice and guidance to his clients and colleagues. His contributions to the Cloud and Web Hosting communities have been a testament to his commitment to the industry and his dedication to helping others succeed.

James can be found in various Cloud and Web Hosting communities including WebHostingTalk, Subreddits like /r/Hosting and /r/webhosting as well as Discord servers like Web Hosting Professionals, /r/ webhosting, cPanel and Blesta.