Dave Lim
Founding Curator
Dave Lim is a polymath, provocateur, possibilist and pioneer. Since 1996, he has been founder of Coca-Cola Innovation X, was twice a high tech venture capitalist in Asia Pacific including being the first round investor in 1999 in a small startup called Alibaba. He also headed Global Partnerships at Earth Hour-WWF Headquarters. Dave's first job was as a central banker and global fund manager at the Monetary Authority of Singapore. In addition, Dave co-founded the first National Inventors' conference and Awards in 2007, and IdeasWorthDoing. As a TEDx Ambassador and founder of TEDxSingapore since 2009. he has grown a multi-disciplinary community numbering over 150,000. He has studied at Singularity University, Stanford, Berkeley, University of New South Wales and University of British Columbia. Dave's favourite quote is "Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.