Entrepreneur, philanthropist, speaker, and author, Simon Lee is a graduate of the University of Texas Austin (1997), Dallas Theological Seminary (2007), Harvard Business School (2015). Simon founded Buy On Purpose (www.buyonpurpose.com) in August 2004 with one specific goal: to donate 50% of the company’s profit to support Christian organizations focused on fighting human trafficking, providing clean water and adoption/foster care. Today, Buy On Purpose, a multi-million company with thirty-eight warehouse distribution centers located around the United States, offers support to 10 charities, locally and worldwide. In 2019, Buy On Purposed acquired the #5 online office supply retailer Zuma Office Supply who also donates 50% of its profit to charity. In 2022, Simon Lee launched C12 Business Forum Taiwan as the first Chair to expand C12’s reach globally.
Simon is married to Faye for 18 years. Faye graduated from the University of Texas in 2000 and graduated from University of Houston Clear Lake with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. They have 2 wonderful children: Isaac 10 years old and Mariella 14 years old.