Mr Derrick Lim
Director, Corporate Services, SIMTech & ARTC
Mr Derrick Lim is currently the Corporate Services Director of the Singapore Insitute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) and Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC) of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).
Prior to his current role, Derrick was the Director for Infrastructure Engineering in Salesforce.com managed an intercultural team with members from cross-functions, providing the infrastructure design, build, deployment, automation, level 2 and 3 supports in a 24x7 environment globally and ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction. He travelled extensively when he was in Salesforce, primarily the United States.
His team in Salesforce Singapore contributed to the buildout of the new datacenters in London, Dallas, Phoenix and Frankfurt. The team had led the Infrastructure build and operations for Salesforce since 2013. The number of datacenters and pods the team built in just 2.5 years had exceeded what the company had built 15 years before.
Derrick had also held various senior management roles in companies like Hewlett Packard and OPUS IT Services.