February 26, 2013 Manila, Philippines — Chief Technology Officer Mike Lim now leads day-to-day operations as Chief Operating Officer at Exist Global, a global consultancy and technology engineering solutions firm operating in the Philippines.
A veteran with over 15 years’ service in the Software & Information Technology (IT) industry, Mike has been responsible for engineering, service delivery, and innovation strategy at Exist. He has played an instrumental role in making Exist stay ahead with emergent technology, tooling, and development methodologies.
“Mike has tremendous knowledge of our business and operations. He is a great leader and has been influential in establishing Exist’s technology footprint,” said Jerry Rapes, Exist’s Chief Executive Officer. “Mike will play a critical role of bridging the technology and business execution in Exist — he is the right person that can make that happen.”
Reporting to Jerry, Mike will also be responsible for overseeing inter and intra-department activities. Mike will also drive the technology agenda and implementation of the company’s cloud services business.
31% of APAC IT decision makers plan to move to the cloud in the next 12 months, according to a survey. With Mike at the helm, Exist is strategically positioned to be the software delivery powerhouse for APAC enterprises looking to utilize the cloud.
“I’m excited to serve in this new role. The Exist brand is recognized as a technology innovation leader in implementing business-driven IT solutions. I am looking forward to helping sustain and further grow that distinction,” said Mike.
Mike has been with the company since its founding. He also serves on the board of directors of Exist. He has held numerous roles, including engineer, team leader, and VP for Engineering. Before his stint at Exist, Mike worked at Corporate Information Systems, Inc and Software AG Philippines as one of the company’s senior developers.