Jason Chua is the Executive Director of United Technologies Advanced Projects (UTAP), a startup-like organization at the heart of UTC. In this role, Jason oversees projects focused on rapidly building ambitious product and service demonstrators. He is a veteran of multiple special project teams and Silicon Valley startups, having most recently worked as a project executive at Airbus’ Silicon Valley outpost, A3. Prior to that, he led consumer experience at Knit Health, headed up design and research teams for advanced consumer hardware projects at Google and Motorola, and co-founded and led operations at SparkTruck. Jason attended Stanford University from which he earned a bachelor’s degree in product design engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. There he also acted as a lecturer for the d.school, Stanford’s hub for innovation, collaboration, and creativity.