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Honours

Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Lim Kok Wing heads a wide variety of organisations. At the apex is his Limkokwing Integrated Group, a multi-disciplinary consultancy group which includes a number of subsidiary companies involved in film/video production, design, multimedia, education and publishing.

World recognition

Tan Sri Lim’s vision and pioneering efforts in education, his global initiatives and committed leadership have been recognised by a great number of organisations, both Malaysian and foreign.

He was inducted into the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Hall of Fame, an elite corps of men and women who have been recognised for their exceptional entrepreneurial achievements.

For his efforts in promoting world peace, he received the Ambassador for Peace Award from Universal Peace Federation and Inter-religious and International Federation for World Peace.

He was awarded the Palestinian Distinguished World Citizen of Peace and Humanity Award in 2009.

His leadership role and commitment to innovation was also noted by the Business Initiative Directions (BID) which presented Limkokwing the International Star Award for World Quality Commitment, Gold Category. BID, with headquarters in Madrid, Spain, is one of the most important private organisations in the world presenting a quality award and promoting quality culture in leading companies.

He also received the Global Award for Innovation from Oxford Association of Management in the UK.

In 2006, the London Graduate School of Management bestowed upon him the title “Asia’s most creative thinker and personality”.

Personal

Humanitarian

  • One of Asia’s 48 Heroes of Philanthropy by Forbes Asia Magazine
  • Sun Yat-Sen Peace Award 2005
  • Krystal Awards 2004 for role in Kuala Lumpur World Peace Conference by Institute of Public Relations Malaysia
  • Civic/Social Education Category, 1991 for 30-seconds video clip, Unity is Everyone by the 34th International Advertising Festival of New York
  • Challenge Trophy Award, 1990 for Global Humanitarian Appeal for Bosnia-Herzegovina by Institute of Public Relations Malaysia
  • Award for one-minute film, Ceasefire’89, 1989 by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, USA
  • Award-winning anti-drug filmlet, The Trap, 1987 by an International Conference in Vienna

Public-sector Awards

  • Panglima Negara Bintang Sarawak (Grand Commander) 2013 by the Sarawak Head of State, Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Muhammad Salahuddin, 2013
  • Panglima Mangku Negara (Commander of the Order of the Defender of the Realm) 2013 by the King of Malaysia, 2013
  • Darjah Paduka Seri Setia Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah (D.H.M.S) 2012 awarded by the Sultan of Kedah, 2012
  • Darjah Kebesaran Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (SSAP) – Gelaran Dato’ Sri 2010 dianugerahkan oleh DYMM Sultan Pahang (Pangkat Pertama)
  • Panglima Setia Mahkota (Tan Sri), Order of Chivalry Second Class 1995 1995 Knighthood from the King, Malaysia
  • Johan Mangku Negara, Order of Chivalry Third Class 1991 1991 by the King, Malaysia
  • Johan Setia Mahkota, Order of Chivalry Third Class 1989 1989 by the King, Malaysia
  • Darjah Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Selangor 1985 1985 Knighthood from Sultan, Malaysia
  • Ahli Mangku Negara, Order of Chivalry Fifth Class 1982 1982 by the King, Malaysia

Digital Video Awards

  • Silver Award in 'Online Film and Video (Documentary) for 'Limkokwing | A Tapestry' by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'TV/Cable Programs (Live Events)' for Creativity in Motion 2012 by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award for 1Malaysia (Ballad Edition) under 'Web Video (Music)' category by W3 Awards 2012
  • Silver Award for 1Malaysia (Ballad Edition) under 'Web Video (Viral)' category by W3 Awards 2012
  • 2012 Gold Award for Excellence under "Art Direction" Category for Limkokwing - A Tapestry video by The 18th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2012 Gold Award for Excellence under "Editing" Category for Limkokwing - A Tapestry video by The 18th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2012 Gold Award for Excellence under "Use of Animation" Category for Digital Innovation Centre video by The 18th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2012 Silver Award for Distinction under "History/Biography" Category for Limkokwing - A Tapestry video by The 18th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2012 Silver Award for Distinction under "Educational Institutions" Category for Digital Innovation Centre video by The 18th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2012 Silver Award for Distinction under "Use of Visual Effects" Category for Digital Innovation Centre video by The 18th Annual Communicator Awards
  • Winner, ‘Long Format Documentary’ category for the ‘Lim Kok Wing | A Tapestry’ video by Digital Video Awards 2011
  • Winner, ‘Production Element – Animation 3D’ category for the ‘Malaysian Digital Innovation Centre’ launch video by Digital Video Awards 2011

Education

Interactive Awards

  • Bronze for Limkokwing Mobile Academy in The Internationalist Awards for Innovative Digital Solutions 2013
  • Outstanding Mobile Application for the Limkokwing Android App in the Web Marketing Association’s MobileWebAwards 2013
  • Outstanding Mobile Application for the Limkokwing iPhone App in the Web Marketing Association’s MobileWebAwards 2013
  • Best School Mobile Application for the Limkokwing iPad App in the Web Marketing Association’s MobileWebAwards 2013
  • Best University Mobile Application for the Limkokwing iPad App in the Web Marketing Association’s MobileWebAwards 2013
  • Gold Award in 'Websites (Community)' for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2013 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Education)' for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2013 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Schools/Universities)' for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2013 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Youth)' for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2013 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Social/Networking)' for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2013 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Community)' for Putrajaya Portal by 2013 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Tourism)' for Putrajaya Portal by 2013 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Home Page)' for Putrajaya Portal by 2013 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award for Putrajaya Portal (Website Features – Home Page) by W3 Awards 2013
  • Education Standard of Excellence for the Limkokwing Android App in Web Marketing Association’s WebAward 2013
  • Mobile Standard of Excellence for the Limkokwing Android App in Web Marketing Association’s WebAward 2013
  • School Standard of Excellence for the Limkokwing Android App in Web Marketing Association’s WebAward 2013
  • University Standard of Excellence for the Limkokwing Android App in Web Marketing Association’s WebAward 2013
  • Best Information Services Website for the Putrajaya Portal in Web Marketing Association’s WebAward 2013
  • Award of Excellence for Limkokwing Mobile Academy under ‘Websites – School/University’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Excellence for Limkokwing Mobile Academy under ‘Websites – Student’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Excellence for Limkokwing iPad App under ‘Mobile Apps – News’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Excellence for Putrajaya Portal under ‘Websites – Travel/Tourism’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Excellence for Putrajaya Portal under ‘Websites – Visual Appeal’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Limkokwing Mobile Academy under ‘Websites – Education’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing’s Blog under ‘Websites – Blog – Business’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Limkokwing Android App under ‘Mobile Apps – Education’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Limkokwing Android App under ‘Mobile Apps – News’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Limkokwing Android App under ‘Mobile Apps – Productivity’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Limkokwing Android App under ‘Mobile Apps – References/eBooks’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Limkokwing iPad app under ‘Mobile Apps – Education’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Limkokwing iPad App under ‘Mobile Apps – Productivity’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Limkokwing iPad App under ‘Mobile Apps – References/eBooks’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Putrajaya Portal under ‘Websites – Branding’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Putrajaya Portal under ‘Websites – Community’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Putrajaya Portal under ‘Websites – Corporate Communications’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Putrajaya Portal under ‘Websites – Home Page’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for SGI2012 Portal (MOSTI) under ‘Websites – Activism’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for SGI2012 Portal (MOSTI) under ‘Websites – Government’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for SGI2012 Portal (MOSTI) under ‘Websites – Science’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for SGI2012 Portal (MOSTI) under ‘Websites – Social Responsibility’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Lesotho High Commission KL under ‘Websites – Government’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Lesotho High Commission KL under ‘Websites – Travel/Tourism’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Award of Distinction for Lesotho High Commission KL under ‘Websites – Home Page’ category in 19th Annual Communicator Awards 2013
  • Gold Award for Limkokwing Mobile Academy in 43rd Annual Creativity International Awards
  • Honorable Mention for Limkokwing iPad App in 43rd Annual Creativity International Awards
  • Honorable Mention for Limkokwing Android App in 43rd Annual Creativity International Awards
  • Silver Medal for ‘Mobile Warehouse: An Intelligent Digital Advertising System for Mobile Phones’ in International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2013
  • Silver Medal for ‘Mobile Cloud Augmented Reality (MCAR)’ in International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2013
  • Silver Medal for ‘Motion Detection & Avatar Edutainment Math for Inattentive & Impulsive Kids’ in International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2013
  • Bronze Medal for ‘Mobile Interactive Mathematics Edutainment for ADD Kids’ in International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2013
  • Silver Medal in Malaysia Technology Expo 2013 for ‘Mobile Visual Security Platform’
  • Silver Medal in Malaysia Technology Expo 2013 for ‘Mobile Cloud Augmented Reality’
  • Bronze Medal in Malaysia Technology Expo 2013 for ‘An Intelligent Digital Advertisement Publishing Mechanism Using Mobile Augmented Reality’
  • Bronze Medal in Malaysia Technology Expo 2013 for ‘Motion Detection Real Time 3D Walkthrough in Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Using Kinect XBOX’
  • Silver Award in 'Mobile Applications (Productivity)' for Limkokwing iPhone App by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Mobile Applications (Education)' for Limkokwing iPad App by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Mobile Applications (Productivity)' for Limkokwing iPad App by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Mobile Applications (Education)' for Limkokwing Android App by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Mobile Applications (Productivity)' for Limkokwing Android App by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Education)' for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award in 'Websites (Social/Networking)' for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2012 Davey Awards
  • Merit, Best of Research & Development in MSC Malaysia APICTA 2012 Awards for ‘Augmented Reality Location-based Service Platform’
  • Silver Award for Limkokwing Android App under 'Mobile Applications (Education)' category by W3 Awards 2012
  • Silver Award for Limkokwing Student Portal under 'General Website Categories (Education)' category by W3 Awards 2012
  • Silver Award for Limkokwing Student Portal under 'General Website Categories (Social/Networking)' category by W3 Awards 2012
  • Silver Award for Lesotho High Commission KL website under 'General Website Categories (Government)' category by W3 Awards 2012
  • First Malaysian Patriotic Song to Have Highest Hits on YouTube by The Malaysia Book of Records for the 1Malaysia theme song
  • Best Products and Services for Augmented Reality Muslim Toolkit by inOvation Malaysia Awards 2012
  • Silver Medal for Augmented Reality Location-Based Service Platform by International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2012
  • Silver Medal for Augmented Reality Interactive Motion Detection Game by International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2012
  • Best Portal Website for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2012 Internet Advertising Competition Award
  • Best School Website for Limkokwing Community Portal by 2012 Internet Advertising Competition Award
  • Best Information Services Website for Lesotho High Commission - Malaysia by 2012 Internet Advertising Competition Award
  • Best Investment Website for Lesotho High Commission - Malaysia by 2012 Internet Advertising Competition Award
  • Winner of 'Best Innovative Blog' for Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing's Blog by World Bloggers & Social Awards 2012
  • Best in Class Award under the 'University' category for Limkokwing Mobile Academy by Interactive Media Awards (IMA)
  • Best in Class Award under the 'University' category for Limkokwing iPhone App by Interactive Media Awards (IMA)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award under the 'University' category for Limkokwing Community Portal by Interactive Media Awards (IMA)
  • Silver Award for Websites (Tourism) for Lesotho High Commission website by 2011 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award for Websites (Best Practices) for Lesotho High Commission website by 2011 Davey Awards
  • Silver Award for Websites (Home Page) for Lesotho High Commission website by 2011 Davey Awards
  • 2011 WebAward Outstanding Achievement in Web Development for Best Information Services Website by Web Marketing Association
  • 2011 Gold Award for Excellence under "Education" Category for Limkokwing University Website by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Gold Award for Excellence under "Education" Category for Limkokwing Community Portal by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Gold Award for Excellence under "Social/Networking" Category for Limkokwing Community Portal by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Gold Award for Excellence under "Community" Category for Limkokwing Community Portal by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Silver Award for Distinction under "Art" Category for Limkokwing University Website by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Silver Award for Distinction under "School/University" Category for Limkokwing University Website by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Silver Award for Distinction under "School/University" Category for Limkokwing Community Portal by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Silver Award for Distinction under “Student" Category for Limkokwing Community Portal by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Silver Award for Distinction under “Education" Category for Limkokwing iPhone App by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • 2011 Silver Award for Distinction under “Productivity" Category for Limkokwing iPhone App by The 17th Annual Communicator Awards
  • Best in Class Award under the ‘Blog’ category for Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing's Blog, 2011 by Interactive Media Awards