Chairman, Chief Technology Officer and President
Mr. Jeffrey Wun has served as a member of our board of directors since the reverse acquisition of our wholly-owned subsidiary, Aircom Pacific, Inc., a California corporation (“Aircom”) on February 13, 2017. Mr. Wun previously has served as President, Treasurer and Secretary of the Company from December 28, 2016 until February 13, 2017. Mr. Wun has served as Aircom’s Chief Technology Officer since December 2014. Mr. Wun is a technologist who has more than 25 years of experience in the communications industry. Prior to joining Aircom, Mr. Wun served as Senior Staff Engineer at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. from December 2012 until May 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Wun was a professional engineer at MediaTEK USA Inc. from November 2010 until December 2012 and served as Chief Executive Officer at Kairos System Inc. from 2003 until 2010. Mr. Wun received his B.S. in Biochemistry and Computer Science from Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1988.
Mr. Choy has served as a member of the Board of our wholly owned subsidiary Aircom Pacific, Inc. since October 2017. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of California in 2006 and he also received his chartered global management accountant (CGMA) designation in 2013. Mr. Choy has been providing accounting, consulting and advisory services to public and private companies since July 2016 through his partnership with Beyond Century Consulting, LLC. Mr. Choy also has had extensive experience auditing the financial statements and internal controls of public and private companies as a senior manager at Frazer, LLP from July 2004 to June 2016. Mr. Choy is a 2003 graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, with a bachelor degree with in business administration with accounting concentration and minor in computer information system.
Chih-Ming (Albert) Hsu
Mr. Hsu has served as a member of the Board of our wholly owned subsidiary Aircom Pacific, Inc. since April 2017. Mr. Hsu has been admitted to practice law as a corporate and business lawyer and as a patent attorney in Taiwan since 2002. Mr. Hsu also previously served as the arbitrator & mediator of the Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei. In addition, Mr. Hsu was the Chairman of Unitel High Technology Corporation, a listed company at Taiwan over-the-counter market from December 2015 until September 2016. Mr. Hsu received the degrees of Master of Law and Bachelor of Law from National Taiwan University in 2003 and 1997, respectively. Mr. Hsu is the expert of the real estate securitization in Taiwan.
Mr. Colin Lim has served as a member of our board of directors since the reverse acquisition of Aircom on February 13, 2017 and served as a member of Aircom's board since July 2015. In 2006, Mr. Lim founded Dynasty Investment Inc., an investment company with interests in a variety of businesses, including restaurants, wood and timber traders, exotic leather manufacturers, movie producers, copyrights transaction companies, and entertainment businesses, as well as hi-tech companies. His investment experience in the movie and copyright businesses has allowed us to better negotiate and acquire sufficient movie copyrights and entertainment content to complement our business model. Mr. Lim graduated from New South Wales University in Australia, where he received his degree in engineering and business.
Mr. Jan-Yung Lin has served as a member of our board of directors since the reverse acquisition of Aircom on February 13, 2017. He served as Aircom's Chief Executive Officer from February 2015 until February 2017, where he oversees all corporate functions and daily operations. He practices corporate and business law as a solo practitioner since 2012. Prior to that he was the General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer of EMG Properties, Inc. in California. Mr. Lin graduated magna cum laude from Cornell Law School with a J.D. degree and an LL.M. degree in International and Comparative Law. He also received an M.B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a bachelor's degree from the National Taiwan University.
Mr. Akumiah has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2018. Mr. Akumiah is an engineering and financial management professional with years of experience in decision support, budgeting, forecasting, credit analysis, cost accounting, mergers and acquisitions, quantitative analysis, financial and operational analysis, strategic planning, and corporate development. Since September 2018, he has been employed as a Senior Advisor, Investments and Operations by the State of New Jersey, Division of Investment, where he advises on the Division’s range of investment activities, and is on the Board of the New Jersey Culture Trust, as representative of the New Jersey State Treasurer. From 2014 to 2018, Mr. Akumiah was a research consultant for WorldQuant LLC, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment management firm. Prior to that, from 2009 to 2013, he was employed as a consultant for Wolters Kluwer. Prior to Wolters Kluwer, Mr. Akumiah was employed in a number of positions in various financial management capacities, including at The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation where he spent a decade in leadership roles in Finance & General Management. At AT&T, he served as Director of Finance in the Business Case Center of Excellence managing AT&T’s investments in IP (Internet Protocol) and Managed Services. Mr. Akumiah also served as Chief Financial Officer of Hands On Network (Points of Light). Mr. Akumiah began his career in New York City with Marine Midland Bank (HSBC). Mr. Akumiah is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Akumiah graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Engineering and holds an MBA in Finance from New York University, Leonard Stern School of Business.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Giordimaina served as Chief Operating Officer-Aviation of Aircom from May 25, 2018 until November 1, 2019, and of Aerkomm Malta until March 22, 2020, the date of his being appointed as our Chief Executive Officer by the Board. Mr. Giordimaina joined Aircom as a consultant in June 2017. Mr. Giordimaina is an experienced aviation executive with more than 40 years of experience in airline executive management, operations, Maintenance and Repair Organizations (MROs), aircraft purchasing from aircraft manufacturers, sales and leasing with major aircraft lessors. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Giordimaina served as Chief Executive Officer of Air Malta in 2014, the national airline of Malta, as well as CEO of Lufthansa Technik Malta from 2002 to 2011. He joined Air Malta’s engineering department in 1975 as an aircraft engineer where he occupied various positions in Air Malta’s engineering department with additional active roles in Air Malta relating to airline strategic planning, aircraft purchasing and deliveries from Airbus Industrie, Boeing and British Aerospace, aircraft leasing from various international aircraft lessors and aircraft contract negotiations. In 1994, he was appointed as the first Maltese Chief Engineer of Air Malta. Mr. Giordimaina was instrumental in setting up Lufthansa Technik Malta, a Joint Venture between Lufthansa Technik and Air Malta, of which he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director in 2002. In 2006, he spearheaded Lufthansa Technik Malta’s expansion to become one of the major worldwide MRO players, based in the center of the Mediterranean. He occupied the position of CEO until September 2011, after which he remained as member of the board of directors of that company until September 2013. He currently serves as a Director of the SUM Aviation Group, which provides aircraft line maintenance to various airlines. He also served as the General Manager, the Accountable Manager and a director of Hyperion Aviation, where he worked from May 2016 to September 2017, managing a fleet of private jet aircraft; he served in similar capacities at EuroJet Ltd., from January 2015 to April 2016; and he served for a number of years as a director of Tailwind Leasing Company and Peregrine Aviation Leasing Company based in Shannon, Ireland. An aircraft engineer by profession, Mr. Giordimaina also obtained a degree in Engineering Business Management from Warwick University, UK in 1997. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.