The Sky Guys, Canada’s top drone operator and manufacturer, announced today that Jeremy Chan-Hao Wang has been named President effective January 25, 2019. As President, Mr. Wang will lead the company’s overall operations and growth, including key revenue, product development, and commercialization activities throughout 2019. Mr. Wang will report directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Adam Sax.
Mr. Wang previously served as Chief Technology Officer of The Sky Guys, where he was responsible for the Company’s UAV and software portfolios from 2016 to 2019. Prior to The Sky Guys, Jeremy’s most recent work involved engineering design, program management, and fundraising over $36M for drone, rocket, and satellite projects at the University of Toronto. Jeremy has also worked in space policy, defence CD&E, and rocket propulsion at the Space Generation Advisory Council, Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre, and German space agency (DLR). In 2016, Jeremy was selected as one of Canada’s Next 36 highest potential young entrepreneurs, and in 2018, was selected as one of Tomorrow’s Aerospace Engineering Leaders by Aviation Week and the American Institute for Aeronautics an Astronautics. Along with additional experience in academic research and program facilitation in engineering leadership education, Jeremy’s engineering, business, and leadership acumen is geared toward fast-paced tech companies.
“This year marks four years of industry-leading UAV innovation at The Sky Guys, and 2019 is particularly exciting as we deploy our latest drone and software capabilities with enterprise and institutional partners,” said Mr. Sax. “Mr. Wang’s track record as an organizational leader, both at The Sky Guys and in previous positions, is the ideal fit for the next phase of our evolution. He brings to the President role a reputation for strategic planning, operational efficiency, engaging top talent, and developing leadership at all levels.”
“It is an honour to have the support of the Board and my colleagues—and moreover a privilege to lead such a capable group of people during the critical year ahead,” added Mr. Wang. “I am extremely proud of how far we have come, and I look forward to driving sustainable revenue growth and accelerating our innovation efforts in the coming months.”