Measat has announced the appointment of Dr. Edmund Kong as the company’s Chief Technology Officer.
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 Malaysian comms satellite operator,.
“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 spent four years at MIT Space Systems Laboratory as Research Scientist; and most recently, working at an aerospace manufacturer as Product Line Chief Engineer.