Seongbae Lim, Ph.D., is a Professor of Information Systems and the Chair of Finance and Quantitative Management at St. Mary’s University. He specializes in strategic management of blockchain technology, IT-driven innovation, and database management. His prior teaching experience includes the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and State University of New York at Geneseo.
Lim’s recently published books include Innovation 5.0, Blockchain for Smart Governance, Living Innovation: from Value Creation to the Greater Good (by Emerald, U.K), and Meta Innovation. His recent works appear in The Journal of Business Research, the Service Business, International Journal of Knowledge Management, and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. He has delivered more than 200 special lectures and keynote speeches about blockchain technology and new innovation strategies for world-renowned institutes such as the United Nations, University of California at Berkeley, Beijing University, Complutense University of Madrid, Seoul National University, Wells Fargo Bank, and the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea.
Lim has been selected for Marquis Who’s Who in America along with Who’s Who in the World since 2005. The International Herald Tribune has featured Lim regarding his role in building the relationship between U.S. and Korean universities. In addition, as a columnist, Lim contributes regularly about spiritual capital to Guideposts.
Lim is active in the Association of Information Systems, Decision Science Institute, and the Pan Pacific Business Association. He has also served as an editorial board member of Service Business and Journal of Convergence Information Technology. He is a director of operations for the Pan-Pacific Business Association, visiting research fellow for Asian Community Center, the chair of the education committee of National Unification Advisory Council of Korea, and secretary-general for Global Forum for Building School Bullying Prevention Systems.
St. Mary's University, founded in 1852 by Marianist brothers and priests, is the first institution of higher learning in San Antonio and the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest. Personal attention and powerful academic programs have made St. Mary's, located on 135 acres northwest of downtown San Antonio, a nationally recognized liberal arts institution. With a diverse student population of about 4,000 of all faiths and backgrounds, St. Mary's is home to four schools: Humanities and Social Sciences; Greehey School of Business; Science, Engineering and Technology; and Law. The University provides a Catholic education experience that evokes academic excellence while integrating liberal studies, professional preparation and ethical commitment. St. Mary’s has more than 75 academic programs, including graduate studies and law. The student-to-faculty ratio of 12-to-1 permits small classes and promotes active learning.