"Lee's proven track record in achieving explosive sales growth within the region makes him a perfect fit for NetSuite, as we look to continue to grow within the Asia Pacific region," said president of worldwide sales and distribution Marc Huffman.
"Asia Pacific is a key revenue-generating engine for NetSuite and a region in which we plan to make ongoing significant investments.
"Under Lee's leadership, we expect to see strong growth across all of our three Asia Pacific business divisions - Asia, Australia/New Zealand and Japan."
Before joining NetSuite, Thompson was operating officer at TechnologyOne. He was previously senior vice president of corporate sales at Salesforce Asia Pacific, and also spent 12 years at Oracle.
Earlier in his career Thompson held senior managerial positions at Borland, Artisoft and Pilot Software.