Vice President, Transformation and Operations
Orson joined Topcast in April 2020. As the Vice President of Transformation & Operations, he is responsible for deriving, planning, and driving product and service growth plans, transformation initiatives and enterprise digital strategies to drive top-line growth and operational improvements.
Orson Lo is an experienced executive with proven track record of transforming business operations and growing bottom-line across various market verticals.
Prior to joining Topcast, Orson was a Managing Director at a boutique PE firm managing portfolio companies based in China and Europe with aggregated assets over $1.5 billion USD. He completed IPO of one portfolio company on the HKEx Main Board and was in the process of taking another portfolio company public on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Orson is an engineer by training and started his career in the semiconductor industry with Applied Materials. He also spent a few years at McKinsey & Company. After that, he spent many years further strengthening his general management skills by holding positions in corporate strategy, operations and product line management, as well as being an investment professional.
Orson holds a Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.
Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer
Steven joined Topcast in April 2020 as Chief Executive Officer and started his leadership in the strategic development of the organization for increasing the service offering to our stable and long-tenured base of suppliers and customers, and growing the business in Asia-Pacific and beyond.
Steven is a seasoned veteran in the aviation industry with more than 20 years of global commercial aerospace experience, across the OEM, aftermarket, and MRO sectors.
Prior to joining Topcast, Steven was the Executive Director of Europe Sales for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, where he was responsible for leading and coordinating all activities related to commercial aircraft and services sales, including customer relationship management for key Boeing customers. He also worked as the Managing Director for Boeing Global Services in Europe, and the Managing Director for Global Material Sales in Boeing. Before that, Steven served as Managing Director, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing specializing in aerospace distribution.
Throughout his career, Steven held various leadership positions in technical, sales, operations, engineering, and marketing functions across commercial, defense, general and business aviation, and MRO services.
Steven holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tulsa.
Chief Financial Officer
Joyce joined TOPCAST as Chief Financial Officer in January 2021.Joyce Lee is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of leadership experience in industries ranging from retail and distribution, security services to healthcare. Prior to joining Topcast, Joyce worked as the Head of Finance, Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific covering over 100 countries at Gilead Sciences Inc. Before joining Gilead, Joyce worked with Allergan Inc., overseeing finance and spearheading the expansion of the company in Asia Pacific. Joyce also gained her experience with increasing responsibilities in various multinational companies including Chubb, A.S. Watson’s Group, Dairy Farm Group, and Deloitte. Qualifications Joyce has an MBA from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She is also a member of The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute.
Vice President, Commercial
Craig joined Topcast in August 2020. He is the Vice President of Commercial and is responsible for setting up and executing Topcast’s corporate strategies and leading strategic partnerships, global sales, and corporate communications & branding.
Craig is a professional in business strategy, sales and marketing, having spent 20 years working as a global market leader in aviation and transportation across Asia, Europe and the United States.
Prior to joining Topcast, Craig was the Vice President of Global Business Development, Sales and Marketing in HAECO, where he helped to develop the sales and marketing functions, including contracts and business analysis, as well as the digital transformation of the component promotion and component repair businesses.
Previously, he worked at The Boeing Company where he held senior positions across the sales and marketing, contracts and engineering departments. In his last position as Managing Director of Asia Pacific, based in Singapore, he led the executive sales and marketing teams across the region in aftermarket support. Craig also worked at Bombardier Transportation.
Craig has completed his doctoral (A.B.D) work in Organizational Behaviour, and holds a Master’s degree in Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, an MBA from Singapore Business School, and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management at Park University. In addition, he has post-graduate certificates in International and Global Studies from Stanford University and Executive Leadership Programme from The University of Oxford. Craig is a board member of Hong Kong Aviation Industry Association and is a member of The Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore).