NK Lim has more than 38 years of IT and Financial Management experience to offer to mentees. His financial career began with the General Electric Company, and led him through various positions including GE Corporate Audit in Schenectady, New York. As Travelling Auditor, he had been auditing GE companies around the world.
Upon appointment as VP Finance of GE Semiconductor, NK oversaw the Asia Pacific region, and subsequently took charge of GE Motors, before moving to Conner Peripherals as Regional Controller for AsiaPac. Regional knowledge is his forte, coupled with the ability to monetize and review sustainability of a business.
.In 2006, NK introduced new knowledge management products to address retail sector needs with Anthony Consulting Group. Subsequently, he facilitated a strategic partnership with McCann WorldGroup in New York to create an advertising agency in Thailand for retail marketing, as well as one in Cambodia, which he currently has interests. This methodology enables NK to convert data into the powerful medium of creative persuasion.
NK was instrumental in setting up Bodhi Tree Knowledge Merchant in Thailand, and media design agency Omnispace in India, both specialising in retail insight information from a proprietary data mining system. He also has interests in Red Teak Consulting, a retail intelligence firm which translates insights into graphics.
Prior to his recent ventures into analytics and advertising media, NK partnered Stanford Global Link USA in an IP communication business covering Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Hong Kong, for which he was the ASEAN GM for 5 years. NK sits on the board of a media and broadband business in the USA, as well as about 9 other companies.