Head of Singapore and Business Development Southeast Asia, Volocopter
Hon Chu is currently the Head of Singapore and Business Development Southeast Asia for Volocopter, based in Singapore. In his role, Hon is responsible for launching Volocopter’s first commercial air taxi service in Southeast Asia.
Before Volocopter, Hon was the Head of APAC Business Operations at AirMap, an Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) company headquartered in Santa Monica, California. In that role, Hon led AirMap’s APAC operations, including the launch of Rakuten AirMap joint venture, opening AirMap’s Singapore office and launch of AirMap’s Australia UTM services, as well as sales, business development and public policy efforts across Asia Pacific. Hon has held high-level discussions with senior civil aviation officials from China, Japan, India, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand and Mongolia. Hon has also worked at Rakuten, Twilio and Google in business and technical capacities across US and Asia. Hon has a B.S.E in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Duke University and MBA from Harvard Business School.