John Lim is an author, entrepreneur, and podcaster. He is the author of the Corporate Cliches Coloring Book and the audio voiceover artist for the audiobook version of I Am a Professional Metalhead by Angelo Spenillo. He has been featured in Cracked, The Baltimore Sun, Inc., Authority Magazine, Voyage LA, and numerous podcasts. John is the executive producer and host of the podcast series, Moving Forward, which has reached listeners in over 50 countries. Through Moving Forward, John has spoken with some of today’s most prominent entrepreneurs and today, shares his knowledge and experience on everything from starting a business on Poshmark to writing your first book.
John describes his own journey as a fun ride through “career wanderlust.” After practicing law in the DC area, John worked for over a decade with a prominent Fortune 500 company delivering high-level presentations, webinars, and seminars. In addition, John was a former actor for television and film, having acted in productions for The National Geographic Channel, The History Channel and HBO Productions. John is known to many sci-fi fans for his role as “Young Lt. Cmdr Sulu,” opposite legendary actor George Takei in the production of Star Trek: World and Enough and Time (winner, TV Guide award, nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards), written by Emmy Award™ winning screenplay writer, Michael Reeves. The role captured the attention of top Hollywood Casting Director, April Webster and led to an audition for a co-starring role in the feature film, Star Trek (2009), directed by JJ Abrams.
John earned his BA from The University of Pennsylvania, his JD from Georgetown Law, and his MBA from The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School. John is a TEDx speaker and has been a regular keynote speaker, guest lecturer, and panelist for The Carey Business School and a past guest contributor for Carey the Torch.