Jane Lim is the Assistant Chief Executive of the Sectoral Transformation Group in the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore.
With rapid changes in digital technology, businesses need to transform their processes, models and systems to be competitive and seize new business opportunities. Jane takes the lead in working with partners in the public and private sector to drive digital transformation of industry sectors to accelerate the growth of Singapore’s digital economy, tapping on a range of technologies such as AI and analytics, IoT, immersive media and cybersecurity. The Sector Transformation Group includes industry clusters such as Trade and Connectivity, Built Environment, Lifestyle, Modern Services, and the national SMEs Go Digital programme.
Jane is an experienced public sector leader who has led teams in both the economic and social sectors. Prior to IMDA, she was the Director of Social Programmes in the Ministry of Finance, where she helped to shape key social policy developments and ensure sustainable financing for healthcare, education, social security, public housing and social transfers. She was also the Divisional Director in the Energy Market Authority, where she led testbeds for new energy technologies and planning for future electricity infrastructure. In addition, she has experience in manpower planning and policy, and intellectual property policy development.
Jane has an MBA from the Sloan Fellows Program in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also holds a Masters in Political Science with MIT and graduated summa cum laude with a double major in Biological Sciences and Government from Cornell University. She is married with two young daughters.