Kuala Lumpur– MEASAT Global Berhad announced the appointment of Dr. Edmund Kong as Chief Technology Officer.

With 20 years of experience in the satellite industry, Dr. 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 MEASAT.

Dr. Kong holds a PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) while spending four years at MIT Space Systems Laboratory as Research Scientist and most recently, working at a leading aerospace manufacturer as Product Line Chief Engineer.