PSJ3 : The Spectrum Struggle in Asia: Technological Convergence Challenges to the Satellite Industry
Thursday, 21 November 2013 16:15 - 17:45
Mr. Lim Kian Soon is the Head of SingTel Satellite, responsible for the fixed and mobile satellite business and infrastructure in SingTel, as well as ICT innovation over satellite for the maritime, broadcast and land mobile segments. Kian Soon heads the Satellite Group since Jan 2013. Prior to this appointment, he was the Regional Head in SingTel Global Office from 2005 to 2012, responsible for leading SingTel’s growth in North Asia markets’ delivering telecommunications, managed services and cloud solutions to enterprise customers in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan to support their IT operations in Asia Pacific region. He was the Managing Director of Singapore Telecom Japan Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (SingTel) in Japan, from 1999 to 2005. He joined SingTel on 1 September 1997 as the Deputy Director (Internet Business Development) in the multimedia business. He subsequently assumed the post of the Deputy Director (Marketing) in SingNet, a wholly owned subsidiary of SingTel. Before joining SingTel, Kian Soon worked for the Defense Technology Group of the Ministry of Defense in Singapore from 1990 to 1997. Kian Soon graduated with a Bachelor of Information Engineering from the University of Tsukuba, Japan in 1989. He obtained his Master of Business Administration in 1999 from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.