Philip Lim Feng
Philip Lim Feng was appointed the Chief Executive Officer in December 2009. Exploit Technologies manages all A*STAR IP through to commercialization as well as technology maturization and productization projects in A*STAR. Within a short time, Philip has led the company to significant improvements in performance outcomes, especially in licensing and startups. These have brought new impact to the technology transfer ecosystem in Singapore with emphasis on collaboration and joint programmes.
Currently he is on the Board of IP Academy, CommonTown Pte Ltd and ACE Steering Committee.
Philip brings his wide and varied management experience to Exploit Technologies. Prior to joining the company, Philip was with the Singapore Food Industries (SFI) where the division enjoyed annual revenues of over $100 million.
Before joining SFI, Philip spent 20 years with the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), his last appointment was Brigadier General/Head Joint Logistics. Prior to that, he was Chief of Logistics in the Army, where he led the development of SAF logistics in the areas of infrastructure, re-organization and information technology. He was also Chief of Engineering in the Army.
Philip received a Masters in Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore in 2008, and was awarded the Chua Joon Eng Gold Medal for academic excellence. He also holds a Master of Science from Cranfield Institute of Technology in the UK. He attended the Harvard Business School’s Programme for Management Development in 2001. Philip graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) from the National University of Singapore.
In recognition of his significant contributions to the SAF, Philip was awarded the Commendation Medal (Military) in 1995 and the Public Administration Medal, Silver (Military) in 2004.