About Desmond Lim
Desmond Lim is co-founder and CEO of Workstream.us, an automated hiring platform for companies hiring hourly workers. He is a graduate of Harvard and MIT Media Lab, former product manager at WeChat and investor at Dorm Room Fund. He is based in San Francisco.
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