Mr Roger Lim

Roger Lim

Mr Roger Lim graduated in 1997 from the then Department of Information Systems and Computer Science, Science Faculty, National University of Singapore.

As a student, Roger was very intrigued by the advent of Computing technology and believed that he could bring a value-adding service to society. Needless to say, he has lived to fulfill his dream. Today, Roger is the CEO and Co-founder of Webvisions Pte Ltd. Roger has more than 10 years of practising experience in the Information Security arena. He holds several certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Personnel (CISSP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

As CEO of Webvisions, Roger is a pioneer in the Asia-Pacific web hosting industry, and has grown his company from a startup of three partners to over 100 employees in 2008. In the course of the eleven years since the company’s founding, Webvisions has expanded its customer base from 50 in the first year to over 20,000 by early 2008. Webvisions expects to post revenues close to $20 million this year.

Among his accomplishments are the execution of successful first and second-round funding, the rollout of one of Singapore’s first commercial Internet data centre facilities and multi-country hosting operations.

In 2007, Roger led the company’s overseas expansion to aggressively expand its China customer base through key acquisitions of hosting companies. Roger is also responsible for charting the company’s direction, including its strategic planning, technical engineering and financial management.

Roger Lim's OCAA

As a friend of NUS School of Computing (SoC), Roger’s attitude is uncompromising. His steadfast belief in community service and commitment to the Alma Mater, speak volumes of his ongoing support for the needs of the School and the student body. He has been contributing invaluable services towards the sharing of industry knowledge with the faculty, students and alumni of SoC.

Earlier this year, Mr Roger Lim was presented Singapore Computer Society’s Young Professional of the Year Award.