TitleCompany:Chief Technology Officer, KT SAT, Republic of Korea
Bio:Kevin Choi is one of the pioneer engineers in the space domain in Korea. After his Bachelor’s degree in KAIST, he moved to UoSAT lab, University of Surrey, UK for his Master’s degree and subsequently participated in UoSAT-5 project in UK then KITSAT-1 and 2 (Wooribyeul) in SaTReC, KAIST, Korea. He obtained his PhD in satellite communication systems in Telecom Paristech / CNES, France (1999). Since then, he developed his career in Eumetsat, Darmstadt, Germany and Eutelsat, Paris France for more than 20 years with various engineering and management responsibilities.
Kevin is appointed as CTO of KT SAT in Aug. 2020, and responsible for all technical and operational matters. His main interests include geostationary Flexible HTS, cooperation of GEO-LEO-Terrestrial telecom infrastructure, and the development of all innovation technologies such as laser communication.