Max Lee, CEO & Co-Founder of Pantas
Max Lee is a seasoned entrepreneur and innovative strategist, presently serving as the CEO and Co-Founder of Pantas, one of the leading climate technology solution providers in Southeast Asia. On a mission to revolutionize the business landscape through sustainable practices, Max spearheaded the groundbreaking Greening Value Chain Program in
collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia. This initiative is tailored to assist Malaysian companies, particularly Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), in their endeavor to minimize environmental impact, thereby enhancing their sustainability and global competitiveness.
As the Founder and Chairman of the Carbon Accounting Risk Committee at the Risk & Insurance Management Association of Singapore (RIMAS), Max utilizes his extensive knowledge in risk management to mitigate the environmental repercussions of corporate activities.
Before Pantas, Max served as the CEO and co-founder of Pyxis, a premier big data analytics firm based in New York City. Catering to the advanced data needs of Fortune 500 companies, Pyxis gained significant recognition, leading to its acquisition by Bain & Company in 2019.
Max’s varied professional journey includes roles as a Portfolio Manager at a New York-based hedge fund and as an Investment Banker at HSBC Securities in New York, furnishing him with a deep understanding of the financial markets and their influence on the global economy.
Recognized for his exceptional expertise and insights, Max has been invited to share his knowledge at forums and events hosted by esteemed organizations like the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, Securities and Exchange Commission Thailand, Singapore Management University, and the Joint Committee on Climate Change (JC3) Malaysia, among others. Max’s fervor for knowledge -sharing, combined with his industry leadership, positions him as a key thought leader in the realm of sustainable finance