People

Vu Quang Hoi

Co-Founder and Chairman

Brian Morrison

Brian Morrison is a seasoned C-level executive who has dedicated his career to the development of transformative technologies in transportation. As Co-Founder of Alaka’i Technologies, his singular vision was to create a radically simple, safe and clean system of transportation for everyone. With proven expertise in founding, developing, and managing disruptive products from concept to certification and production, Brian has a successful track record of operating small and large organizations, including venture-backed startups and major defense contractors. Brian has spent the past two decades leading industry defining projects and deploying revolutionary technologies that touch many aspects of modern flight. He developed the world’s first Fly-By-Light aircraft, along with participation in the NASA AGATE and SATS programs, Hawker-800, B767 Tanker, A-380, Cirrus, Cessna, Piper, fault-tolerant satellite and surveillance programs, combat systems, systems safety, and rotorcraft with Bell and Eurocopter platforms. Brian has been granted over 30 U.S. and foreign-based patents, and his innate desire to innovate has been recognized by media and industry peers as an Aviation Week Laureate, recipient of Raytheon's Thomas L Phillips 'Excellence in Technology' award and has been authored numerous publications.

Preetinder Panjrath

Treasurer

Dr. Bruce J. Holmes

Dr. Bruce Holmes is a widely experienced leader in aeronautics technologies. He spent 33 years at NASA where he directed a variety of technology advancement programs in civil aviation and the Advanced General Aviation Transport Experiments (AGATE) Alliance. Holmes served the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy during 2000 and 2001 in aviation and commercial space policy analysis. He continues to work in executive and leadership roles in aeronautical businesses which innovate at the leading edge of digitally connected aviation. He joined Alaka’i Technologies as a member of the Board of Directors in 2018 and Chief Technology Officer in 2019.

Bill Spellane

Managing Director of Engineering

Glenn Austin

Managing Director of Flight Operations

Jennifer MacAskill

Jennifer MacAskill is the Human Resources Director at Alaka’i.  She holds a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation from the Society of Human Resource Management. With 20+ years of professional Human Resources experience in various industries, Jennifer provides leadership, vision, development, and overall management of all Human Resource activities and reinforces the Company’s culture, values, and mission through the delivery of HR programs and services.

Mike Hanna

Managing Director of Production Planning and Operations