One of CATA’s goals is to showcase executives as thought leaders in order to propel growth, innovation and opportunity for Canada as a competitive innovation nation.
To this end, Charles Lim, VP, IMAX was interviewed by CATA CEO, John Reid, on Canada’s global innovation competitiveness. Are we catching up, falling behind or maintaining our status?
Through sharing executive interviews, CATA fosters new ways of thinking, new perspectives, and new models to help reinvent government and industries as part of moving Canada up in innovation and competitiveness rankings from middle of the pack to first place.
About Charles Lim
Charles Lim is currently Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at IMAX Corporation. Previously, Mr. Lim was at MaRS Discovery District where he worked closely with technology startups to ramp up their businesses and was also key in building the MaRS Discovery District technology innovation ecosystem that is now a large part of the Canadian Innovation Space. Prior to that, Mr. Lim was a technical lead engineer and has successfully led engineering teams developing bleeding edge fiber optic broadcast systems, consumer electronics and aerospace technologies that earned him the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Award of Excellence. Mr. Lim is registered as a professional engineer by the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. In his spare time, Mr. Lim loves to travel the world, spend time with family and friends and hit the gym. He is currently married with two kids and is currently on an international assignment in Shanghai, China for IMAX Corporation.
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