Zhen Hao Chng
Zhen Hao is CEO at Cap Vista. Cap Vista is the strategic investment arm of Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), focusing on partnering and growing early-stage startups with dual-use technologies (potential application for both commercial and defence). Its technology focus areas include communications, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, robotics, quantum, advanced materials etc. 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. Prior to leading Cap Vista, Zhen Hao took on various technical programme management roles within DSTA, from leading the development of Republic of Singapore Navy’s Unmanned Surface Vessels(USVs) and combat systems within the ARCHER-class and Type 218SG submarines, to facilitating international collaboration in cybersecurity R&D.