Mike Lim serves as managing partner, China, and leader of the Asia Pacific Advanced Technology Practice. He is based in the firm’s Beijing office. Originally from Singapore, Mike has been a China executive for over a dozen years with extensive regional experience covering not only Greater China, but also Singapore, Taiwan, South East Asia, and Indian sub-continent countries. Mike joins DHR International from Korn/Ferry where he was a Client Partner within their Global Technology Practice for over 5 years. His specialties include Board and C-level executive searches in the technology, professional services, and clean tech energy sectors.
Prior to his career in executive search, Mike spent 12 years with Intel in various general management, business development, marketing, product and technical roles. As Director of Asia Pacific Advanced Technical Sales & Services, he was responsible for securing two thirds of Intel’s global design wins and managed the Application Design Center, Field Application Engineers, Product Marketing, and Technical Marketing teams.
Mike also held the position of Director & General Manager, Asia Pacific Solutions Group at Intel, where he managed major customer accounts, alliance partners, key vendors, and service providers to drive market creation activity for Intel’s products and services. His earlier positions with Intel were in applications, product marketing, and engineering.
Earlier in his career, Mike worked for Western Digital Singapore, where he was a Product and Test engineer for their highest volume products. Mike holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with honors in Electrical and Electronics from the National University of Singapore and is fluent in Chinese and English.