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  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 2003
  • M.A., Seogang University (South Korea), 1999
  • B.B.A., Kyonggi University (South Korea), 1997


  • Management Information Systems
  • Enterprise Resource Planning

Research Interests

  • Innovation and convergence management
  • Service management
  • Entrepreneurship


Seongbae Lim, Ph.D., is Professor of Information Systems at St. Mary’s University. He specializes in IT driven innovation, e-commerce, and database management. His prior teaching experience includes the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and State University of New York at Geneseo.

He recently published a book, ‘Meta Innovation,’ and his recent works appear in the International Journal of Knowledge Management, Service Industries Journal, and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. He has done many special lectures and keynote speeches about new innovation strategies for world-renowned institutes such as University of California at Berkeley, Peking University, Kanda Foreign Study University, and Seoul National University, 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 editor for Service Business, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Management, 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, member of National Unification Advisory Council of Korea, and secretary general for Global Forum for Building School Bullying Prevention Systems.

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