Mr Jonathan Hung is the Executive Chairman of the Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL), previously known as Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA). It is Singapore’s premier business association focused on developing the space technology industry. The SSTL coordinates all elements of space activity in Singapore, ranging from engagements with foreign space agencies, working with space industry chiefs and top research organisations spanning the globe, and supports start-ups, innovators and venture capitalists.
His international work experience includes management roles with the Contraves Group, CAE Inc, ST Engineering Electronics and Flex, where he’s credited for establishing and leading their successful Advanced Incubation Centre in Asia. Earlier in his career, he was Centre Director for Middle East & North Africa Operations at the Singapore Economic Development Board.
In addition to being on the board of Synspective and Space Generation Advisory Council, he is an ExCom Member of JAXA, member of International Astronautical Federation and advisor to start-ups – NuSpace and Transcelestial.
He had graduated Magna Cum Laude from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, double majoring in Aerospace Science and Aviation Business Administration.
Zhen Hao was awarded the DSTA Undergraduate Scholarship in 2006 to pursue Engineering Management and Electrical Engineering in the USA at Columbia University and the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, respectively. He returned in 2010 to a career in the Defence Technology Community, starting with a one year stint at the DSO National Laboratories working on underwater sensors.
He joined DSTA’s Naval Systems Programme Centre in 2011, and through the course of his career, managed several high value defence acquisition projects for RSN. These include combat systems for the ARCHER-class and Type 218SG submarines, as well as the Unmanned Surface Vessels.
In 2017, Zhen Hao took on the role of Senior Programme Manager in the Cybersecurity Programme Centre, where he developed cybersecurity implementation plans for the Republic of Singapore Navy and designed cybersecurity solutions for naval platforms. He was also responsible for facilitating international collaborations in cybersecurity R&D through the strategic engagement of governments.
In Nov 2018, Zhen Hao assumed his current role as CEO Cap Vista.
Lynette is the Chief Executive of the Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL), formerly Singapore Space & Technology Association (SSTA), where she was a co-founder and Executive Director. Since 2007, the organization served as the business federation for the local growing space community in Singapore. It provides business match-making, networking platforms, technical training for the industry. SSTL continues the work of SSTA and strengthens it as a premier business platform for Singapore’s space and related high technology industries.
In her work, Lynette provides business management advisory, consulting, technical training for capability and talent development for the industry. In the fast-changing tech sector, Lynette identifies new opportunities and develops effective ways for Singapore to partake in the space industry
She is also active in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics interest amongst youths and young ladies. For her efforts and accomplishments, she was awarded the “Lancome Visionary Award” by one of Singapore’s leading female magazine, which also recognized her for her “Outstanding Contributions to the Science & Technology Industry”.
Her commercial experience includes a management position (M&A division) in a global pharmaceutical company. Prior to that, she spent 6 years in the Singapore government service which included a role as the centre director in the Asia Pacific team.
Lynette received her Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Stanford. She was awarded the highest distinction and the Alumni Award in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign. She was a recipient of the Sundstrand-EDB scholarship in 1999 which awards only one scholar a year.
Daniel is the Head of Investment (Dismounted Technologies) in Cap Vista. Through his project experience from development to production of the Hunter Armoured Fighting Vehicle platform, he has driven the design of power train systems; successfully conducted lab and field reliability testing; carried out platform integration through model-based studies; and geared the platform for production readiness and in-service safety. He has contributed to design, quality and production standards for all land platform projects.
In the early part of his career, he managed the operations and support for bridging engineers and medical equipment. This has made him keenly aware of the need to design systems for supportability, with him leading platform improvements for fuel efficiency, component wear life, power generation, unmanned technologies, and design-to-operating-cost.
Daniel is a recipient of the DSTA Scholarship, and holds a BSE (Mechanical Engineering) summa cum laude and a MSE (Industrial & Operations Engineering) from the University of Michigan.
Project Cyclotron Is Backed By
Cap Vista Pte Ltd
We seek out aspiring entrepreneurs creating deep tech companies with potential dual-use applications for defence and security, and work together with our defence partners and the greater start-up ecosystem to nurture and grow these companies.
We typically make early-stage investments in deep tech companies.
We like working with co-investors who add value and are open to both leading and following other investors.
We also build relationships, foster partnerships, and facilitate work programs with the defence and security sector to help develop and mature the companies’ technology.
Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL)
Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL), previously Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA), is focused on developing Singapore’s space and related high technology industries. It serves as a premier business association and neutral platform dedicated to promoting information and communication for industry, government and academia. As a resource for government and business community, SSTL acts as an advocate, thought leader and spearheads initiatives that advances Singapore’s space ecosystem. SSTL is also motivated in driving educational and outreach programs to encourage careers in space and high-technology engineering fields.