Daniel Kim is the Managing Director and Head of Global Business at KT SAT. Initially when he joined the KT(Korea Telecom) group in 2002, Daniel served as the ITU regulatory official for satellites and took part in the WRC (World Radiocommunication Conference) as a delegate of Korea. He was also the project manager of KOREASAT fleet manufactured in the United States, then relocated to Dubai, UAE as the head of KT SAT Dubai office. His long-term experience in various fields of the satellite industry would contribute to the activities and growth of APSCC.

Daniel KimBoard of Directors
KT SAT, South Korea

Olivier Guilbert serves as South-East Asia Sales Director for Thales Alenia Space. In his current role, he oversees marketing and sales of Thales Alenia Space satellite portfolio for Telecommunications, Observation, Navigation and Science in South East Asia.

Guilbert has a long experience in various satellite and telecom business fields. Before this current assignment, he was Russia and Central Asia Sales Director for the Thales Alenia Space Telecommunications Business Unit and Location Solutions Sales Director for the Navigation Business Unit. Prior to that, Guilbert was Marketing Director for the satellite ground segments solutions of Alcatel Space. Guilbert held a number of project managerial positions for various Navigation and Telecommunications Satellite programs for Alcatel Space between 1994 and 2000 in the United States and in Europe.

Guilbert holds an Executive MBA and an Engineering degree in Telecom and Network. He currently resides in France with his wife and three kids.

Olivier GuilbertBoard of Directors
Thales Alenia Space, France

Kevin Seow currently leads the Corporate Development Asia Pacific team at SES, based in Singapore. He joined the Company in November 2002 and is responsible in ensuring the long-term success and right to win of SES projects along with identifying and driving transactions to the benefit of SES in the Asia Pacific and South Asian regions.

Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from McMaster University, Canada. Kevin also completed an Executive MBA from the National University of Singapore.

Kevin SeowBoard of Directors
SES, Singapore

Yau Chyong Lim is MEASAT’s Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he oversees the management of the company’s operations.

Yau has more than 20 years in the satellite industry, with wide-ranging experience across multiple sectors including sales & marketing, business development and commercial operations.

He holds an MBA in Finance from Keele University, Staffordshire, UK and a BSc in Microelectronics & Physics from Campbell University, North Carolina, USA.

Yau Chyong LimBoard of Directors
MEASAT, Malaysia

Vivian Quenet is Arianespace’s Managing Director and Head of Sales for the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to assuming this role as announced in February 2018, he was Vice President and Managing Director Asia-Pacific for maritime satellite communications provider KVH Industries PTE LTD. During his tenure, which began in March 2011, he set up the company’s Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore, as well as new sales offices in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Within five years, KVH Industries became the largest maritime VSAT (very small aperture terminal) supplier in Asia.

Quenet previously served as the Asia-Pacific Sales Director for mobile satellite communications provider Vizada/Marlink (formerly part of Airbus Defense and Space), where he created the Singapore entity and oversaw all operations for the company’s regional offices. Over a span of 10 years, Quenet worked to bring satellite communications services to commercial mariners in several regions, including France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Scandinavia, Africa, as well as Asia-Pacific. Before his time at Vizada, he worked as a corporate sales manager for French mobile phone carrier Bouygues Telecom Enterprises.

A native of France, Quenet holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) degree in International Sales and Marketing from the Université du Sud Toulon-Var in France, and speaks fluent French, English, and German.

Vivian QuenetBoard of Directors
Arianespace, Singapore

Patrick French is Executive Vice President, Global Business Development & Strategy at ABS responsible for partnerships for new business opportunities as well as ABS’ consumer business portfolio. Patrick French has over 28 years of experience in market research analysis and satellite communications. Previously, Mr. French served as Head of Business Development, Asia Pacific, at Intelsat and as Senior Analyst for Northern Sky Research (NSR) LLC, where he was an industry thought leader in the assessment of emerging High Throughput Satellite (HTS).

Patrick FrenchBoard of Directors
ABS, Singapore

Terry Bleakley began serving as Intelsat’s Regional Vice President, Asia-Pacific in November 2010. He is responsible for the management of Intelsat’s sales and marketing activities throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to this position, Mr. Bleakley served as Vice President Sales and Marketing and Vice President, Commercial Operations for MEASAT from 2006 to 2010. From 2000-2006, he served with Intelsat and PanAmSat in senior sales and sales-management positions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mr. Bleakley earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Aviation and Business Studies from Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Terry BleakleyBoard of Directors
Intelsat, Singapore

Mitsutoshi Akao is the Executive Officer of Space & Satellite Business at SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (SJC), a satellite operator with a fleet of 16 satellites. SJC provides reliable satellite services over Asia, Oceania, Russia, Middle East and North America, and also operates Japan’s largest DTH platform, “Sky Perfect TV!”

After graduating from Keio University in 1983, he started his career at NEC Corporation and was engaged in IT systems and International Sales. Then he developed his career as Manager of Production and Sales at NOMURA Co., Ltd., a multi-national exhibition and display company. In 1998, he joined Japan Satellite Systems Inc., which later became JSAT Corporation and merged into current SJC. Prior to assuming his current role, he was the General Manager responsible for managing Global Sales and Business Development.

Mitsutoshi AkaoBoard of Directors
SKY Perfect JSAT, Japan

Kheng Ghee manages Singtel’s satellite group, serving customers in Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific through Singtel’s own satellites or partnerships with key satellite operators. Kheng Ghee has been with Singtel for almost 3 decades in various management positions in portfolios ranging from satellite services, wholesale data services, wholesale voice services, system integrator and SME sales in various locations beside Singapore such as Australia, Taiwan and Belgium.

He graduated with a Bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering fromSingapore National University and has a Master of Science in Management degree from the Stanford Sloan Business School.

Kheng Ghee NgBoard of Directors
Singtel, Singapore

Hiroshi Koyama is currently Executive Fellow of Electronic Systems Group of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO).

In April of 1987, he had joined in MELCO and started his career as Chief Engineer for rendezvous and docking system of Engineering Satellite-VII (ETS-VII) & H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) in Kamakura Works. Since then, he has experienced satellite system development and project management of various satellites including Communication Satellites, Earth Observation Satellites and Navigation Satellites.

In April of 2008, he was appointed General Manager of Office for Space Utilization and Strategy Planning at MELCO Head Quarters. He was responsible for promoting utilization of space in various fields such as navigation fields using Quasi Zenith Satellite. In April of 2015, he was appointed Executive Fellow of Electronic Systems Group and responsible for business development for MELCO space activities and promoting utilization of space.

Hiroshi KoyamaBoard of Directors
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan