Chune Yang is currently Head of Strategic Development at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT), a Singapore-based research centre. He is responsible for commercializing technologies developed at the centre, including satellite quantum key distribution and quantum computing, and has spun off a company to commercialize quantum-safe cryptographic products and services.
Prior to joining CQT, Chune Yang was responsible for business development in Asia-Pacific for SES, a global satellite operator. In this role, he led engagements with private companies on commercial deals, as well as government agencies on their national satellite projects in various countries. He also led the market entry strategy and implementation plan for the China market, and was involved in various internal innovation initiatives. Before his stint at SES, he was a management consultant with ZS Associates, where he advised MNCs in the US and China markets.
Chune Yang holds an MBA from INSEAD, an MSc. in Physics from the Pennsylvania State University, and a BSc. (Hons) in Physics from the National University of Singapore.