Measat Appoints new CTO Edmund Kong – Satellite Today

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Edmund Kong, CTO of Measat. Photo: Measat

[Via Satellite 02-25-2016] Measat has selected Edmund Kong as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Formerly the product line chief engineer at a leading aerospace manufacturer, he has 20 years of experience in the satellite industry.

Kong will focus on developing Measat’s long-term technology strategy. He will be responsible for understanding technology trends in the satellite and communication sectors, and in developing opportunities for the company. Kong will also be involved in new satellite procurements.

“This is an exciting time for the communications and broadcasting industries, with technology change creating many new challenges and opportunities,” said Kong. “To be able to meet our customers’ needs moving forward, and continue to develop the business, it is important that we understand how technologies are likely to evolve and how we can benefit from them.”

Kong holds a PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and spent four years at MIT Space Systems Laboratory as a research scientist.

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