5G as a Platform for Industry Transformation

With connectivity at the heart of industry transformation, 5G systems have a significant role to play – not just in the evolution of communication but in the revolution of businesses and society as a whole. Its ability to connect more devices and offer real-time feedback is expected to ignite major changes In how we live and work, ushering in new advances like self-driving cars to augmented reality experiences. A whole new innovation ecosystem will grow and benefit both businesses, consumers and entrepreneurs as new large opportunities will emerge from 5G, just like livestreaming  or ride-sharing emerged from 4G.

Join this free webinar and learn more about the impact of 5G technology, what are the known use cases and how it will transform different industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, media, logistics, retail, entertainment…etc

About the Speaker

Jim Lim, Founder, 59stVentures and Fellow and Adjunct Lecturer, NUS

Jim Lim is the founder of 59stVentures, a socio-techno network focussing in leveraging expertise, experiences and connections of senior executives globally to contribute back to the society. He is currently also the Healthcare Sector Lead for NCS tasked to build digital healthcare ecosystem and to expand NCS footprint regionally. Jim also sits in the board of startup companies in China, Taiwan, Singapore and India. Prior to this, he was the CEO for Good Doctor Technology, a Joint-Venture between PingAn Good Doctor from China and Grab. He joined the company as the first employee to set up the entire business in Indonesia and Singapore. Jim is currently also adjunct lecturer for NUS, SUSS, Huawei University and FinTech Academy.

Before Good Doctor, Jim was the Global Senior Director in Group Chief Transformation Office in Huawei Technologies and its Regional Chief Technology Officer for strategic digital transformation projects in APAC, focussing on digital transformation cross industries (e.g. Telco, Smart Nation/City, Retail, Healthcare, Logistics, Agriculture), domains (e.g. Cloud, IoT, Big Data, Mobile Money, Connectivity) and aspects (e.g. Business Modelling, Customer Journey, Design Thinking, Org. Change).

Prior to joining Huawei, Jim was the CBE (Client Business Executive) in Amdocs with full P&L responsibilities from sales, delivery and operations. Jim was with Amdocs for 9 years and was previously the Senior Director, Business Strategy and Sales Engineering in APAC, who set up the regional delivery team; responsible for all accounts presales and strategic business development activities within Amdocs APAC. Jim was Techmahindra’s Presales and Delivery Group Head for APAC who set up its regional delivery centers and presales teams. Jim also established partnership with other vendors such as Huawei and Oracle while serving as Country Manager for Greater China. Prior to this role, Jim was Project and JV Manager and Senior Consultant in Accenture, with solid experiences in large-scale business transformation programs in SingTel, Telekom Malaysia and Starhub.

With 20+ years of high tech and ICT industry experiences in Business, Customer & Project Management, Jim has proven track records in exceeding client/partners expectations and strong in providing business and strategic advice to complement the technicality of the initiatives and programs.

Jim holds an MBA (Distinctions) from Manchester Business School (UK) and B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Jim is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a seasoned company spokesman for media and analysts. Jim is currently the Vice President for Cloud Security Alliance Singapore Chapter, a global mentor for PingAn Technology Innovation Center, an industry mentor for ICT with Young NTUC, a Senior Fellow appointed by Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and an Executive Education Fellow appointed by National University of Singapore (NUS).

About 59stVentures

59 is the age where industry veterans might start planning for retirement, but they still have a lot of experience to contribute. 59 is carrier grade for high availability and reliability. 59 is May 9th the day of change in many Asean countries. 59 socio-techno ventures (59stVentures) is a network of like-minded veterans happy to contribute back their network, knowledge and experience to the society.

59stVentures focuses on helping PMETs in continuous learning, to provide advisory or consultancy, and to network within industries through social networks in various forms. Their current focus is in healthcare and education industries. They conduct courses in 5G, IoT, AI, digital transformation, Industry 4.0, smart cities, human factor design etc, in both technical and non-technical aspects.

They are appointed veterans by NUS, SUSS, Huawei, Fintech Academy and partners in middle East and Africa to deliver courses. They are advising startups such as novocare shenzhen and soteria Taiwan in venturing into South East Asia. They also recommend industry veterans for adjunct opportunities in education institutes. Their network is global, with strongest foot hold in Asia including China and India, as well as Israel.