Speakers

Welcome to the SATELLITE 2022 speaker gallery! Below you’ll find the complete list of experts and leaders committed to speak. Click on their headshot to learn more!

Michael Abad-Santos

CEOBridgeComm

Sulaiman Al Ali

CEOThuraya Telecommunications Company

Hadi Alhassani

Chief Strategy OfficerArabsat

Chad Anderson

Founder & Managing PartnerSpace Capital

James Antifaev

Director, New and Emerging MarketsSpaceflight Inc.

Mike Antonovich

VP, International Sales and Business DevelopmentDataPath, Inc.

Martin Attiq

Chief Business OfficerAstra

Frank Backes

Sr VP SATCOM Products & Fed Sat SolutionsKratos

Kamal Ballout

Head of Nokia Enterprise, MEANokia

Sirisha Bandla

Vice President of Government AffairsVirgin Galactic

Christopher Baugh

CEONSR

Marc Bell

Chief Executive OfficerTerran Orbital

Robert Bell

Executive DirectorWTA

Carolyn Belle

Senior Director, Advanced SystemsAstroscale U.S. Inc.

Megan Bennett

Board MemberSpace Frontier Foundation

Walter Berger

President & Co-CEOKymeta Corporation

Camille Calibeo

Science Communicator / Business DevelopmentOrbit Fab

Eva Berneke

CEOEutelsat Group

Mr. David Bettinger

CEOSpaceLink

Kari Bingen

Chief Strategy OfficerHawkEye 360

Brad Bode

Chief Technology Officer & Co-FounderATLAS Space Operations, Inc.

Mark Boggett

CEOSeraphim Space

Hussain Bokhari

ConsultantNSR

Chris Boshuizen

Partner, DCVC and Blue Origin New Shepard NS-18 Commercial AstronautBlue Origin New Shepard NS-18 Commercial Astronaut

Jim Bridenstine

Senior Advisor, Acorn Growth Companies & Former AdministratorNASA

Ralph Brooker

PresidentSatProf Inc.

Josh Brost

Chief Revenue OfficerRelativity Space

Conor Brown

Director of Solutions EngineeringSpire Global

Eric Brown

Senior Director of Mission Strategy, Military SpaceLockheed Martin Corp.

Dylan Browne

President GovernmentOneWeb

Tory Bruno

CEOUnited Launch Alliance

Carissa Christensen

Founder and CEOBryceTech

Richard Buenneke

Senior Advisor, National Security Space Policy, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (AVC)US Department of State

Presenter: Luisa Buinhas

Co-Founder & Chief Program OfficerVyoma gmbH

Ron Busch

Executive Vice President, Engineering and OperationsABS Global Limited

Naia Butler-Craig

Graduate ResearcherGeorgia Institute of Technology

Vytenis Buzas

CEOKongsberg NanoAvionics

Lisa Callahan

VP & GM Commercial Civil SpaceLockheed Martin Corp.

Thomas Cavett

VP of Strategy and Operations, Chief of StaffTomorrow.io

Girish Chandran

CTOViasat

Jay Chapman

Director, Government SolutionsIridium

Patrick Chatard Moulin

Deputy Head of Space Task ForceEuropean External Action Service (EEAS)

Gurvinder Chohan

Multidisciplinary Small Satellite missionsQSTC Inc

Serge Cholley

Director Defense Security & CSOEutelsat Group

Don Claussen

CEOST Engineering iDirect

Kelvin Coleman

Associate Administrator for Commercial Space TransportationFederal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Steve Collar

CEOSES Astra S.A.

Michael Collett

Managing PartnerPromus Ventures

Major General Robert Collins

Program Executive Office Command Control Communications – Tactical (PEO C3T)U.S. Army

Ariane Cornell

Vice President of Commercial Orbital, Astronaut, and International SalesBlue Origin

Sam Costa

National CI Officer for SpaceOffice of the Director for National Intelligence/Acquisition, Technology & Facilities

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Senior Vice President, Government Strategy & PolicyInmarsat Government

Judge: Terence Craig

Chief Investment Office, The Impact Seat & AdvisorToyota Ventures

Dr. James Crawford

Founder, Chairman and CTOOrbital Insight

Judge: Meagan Crawford

Managing PartnerSpaceFund

Clint Crosier

Director, Aerospace and Satellite SolutionsAmazon Web Services

Mark Dankberg

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-FounderViasat

Nathan de Ruiter

Managing DirectorEuroconsult

Mike Dean

DoD SATCOM ChiefU.S. Department of Defense

Hervé Derrey

CEOThales Alenia Space

Matt Desch

Chief Executive OfficerIridium Communications

Tony DeTora

VP, Space Safety & SustainabilityLYNK

Jai Dialani

US Managing Directorhttps://leaf.space

Evan Dixon

President, Global Fixed BroadbandViasat, Inc.

Michel Dothey

Co-Founder & CCOneXat

Lisa Dreher

Managing Director/PresidentGuideForce/MSUA

B. Alvin Drew

Current NASA Dept. of Defense Liaison Manager, Former NASA AstronautNASA

Louis Dubin

Senior Vice President Product Management, MarketingComtech Satellite Network Technologies Corp.

Joakim Espeland

CEOQuadSAT

Daniel Faber

CEOOrbit Fab

Ms Debra Facktor

Head of U.S. Space SystemsAirbus U.S. Space and Defense Inc.

Andrew Faiola

VP EMEA Commercial SalesALL.SPACE

Negar Feher

VP of Business DevelopmentMomentus

Charles Ferland

Vice President & General Manager, Edge computing & TelecomLenovo

John Finney

Founder & CEOALL.SPACE

Tony Frazier

EVP, Global Field OperationsMaxar Space Systems

Presenter: Isa Fritz

Founder + OwnerCalico Star

Renee Frohnert

Business DevelopmentL3Harris Technologies

Bruno Fromont

CTOIntelsat US LLC

Frank Gallagher

NESDIS Chief ArchitectNOAA

Miguel A. Garcia Primo

CEOHISDESAT

Meredith Garofalo

Award-Winning Meteorologist/Space & Science CorrespondentRocket Girl Enterprise, LLC

Dennis Gatens

CEO, FounderLEOcloud

Dan Getman

Vice President Of ProductCapella Space

Tina Ghataore

Group CSRO Aerospacelab, CEO N. AmericaAerospacelab

Jean-Philippe Gillet

Vice President & General Manager, NetworksIntelsat US LLC

Mike Gold

Chief Growth OfficerRedwire

Mr. Daniel S. Goldberg

President and Chief Executive OfficerTelesat LEO Inc

Luis Gomes

CEOAAC Clyde Space

Rajeev Gopal

Vice President, Advanced Programs, Government & Defense DivisionHughes, An EchoStar Company

Brig. Gen. Steven Gorski

Director of Intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-EusticeU.S. Air Force

Brad Grady

Research DirectorNSR

Richard Green

Assistant Director for Government RelationsUniversity of Arizona

Mike Greenley

CEOMDA Space Ltd.

Presenter: Jeromy Grimmett

Founder & CEORogue Space Systems Corporation

Kalpak Gude

Head of Domestic Regulatory Affairs, Project KuiperAMAZON KUIPER MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES LLC

Mary Geunther

Director of Space PolicyCommercial Spaceflight Federation

Kenneth Harris II

Senior Project EngineerAerospace

Dr. Tanya Harrison

Director of Strategic Science InitiativesPlanet PBC

David Hartshorn

CEOGeeks Without Frontiers (GWF)

Semir Hassanaly

Head of Cellular Backhaul and TrunkingST Engineering iDirect

Susan Hastings

Associate Principal DirectorAerospace

James Hatt

Manager, Policy and Innovation Division, Office of Commercial Space TransportationFederal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Robert Hauge

PresidentSpaceLogistics

Douglas Hendrix

CEOExoAnalytic Solutions

Caleb Henry

Director of ResearchQuilty Space

Mr. David Hershberg

CEOSTS Global

Jeffrey Hill

Executive ChairmanSATELLITE 2024

John Hill

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space PolicyOffice of the Under Secretary of Defense

Pete Hoene

President/CEOSES Government Solutions

Jonathan Hofeller

Vice President of Starlink, Commercial SalesSpaceX

Mr. Lars Hoffman

SVP Global Launch ServicesRocket Lab

Ms Aarti Holla-Maini

Secretary GeneralGlobal Satellite Operators Association (GSOA)

Mark Holmes

Senior Editorial DirectorVia Satellite

Erwin Hudson

Vice President, Telesat Lightspeed System DevelopmentTelesat LEO Inc

Phillip Ingle

Managing Director, Investment Banking DivisionMorgan Stanley & Co.

Presenter: Eric Ingram

Chairman of the Board, Chief Strategy OfficerSCOUT Space Inc.

Paul Isaac

Director, RF ProductsKratos

Stéphane Israël

CEOArianespace

Diana Jack

Strategy Senior ManagerBlue Origin

Rafferty Jackson

Board Member, Advisor, InvestorJack Industries

John Janka

Chief Officer, Global Government Affairs & RegulatoryViasat

Umair Javed

Chief Counsel for FCC Chairwoman Jessica RosenworcelFederal Communications Commission (FCC)

William A. Jeffrey

General Partner & Founder, Airstream VenturesSRI International

Rachel Jewett

Managing EditorVia Satellite

Chris Johnson

CEOMaxar Space Systems

Mr. Darius Johnson

Managing Director, People & TransformationFTI Consulting, Inc.

Jarrett Jones

Senior Vice President of New GlennBlue Origin

Karen Jones

Sr. Space Policy Analyst and Space EconomistThe Aerospace Corporation, Center for Space Policy and Strategy

David Kagan

CEOGlobalstar

Glenn Katz

Chief Commercial OfficerTelesat LEO Inc

Hagay Katz

Chief Product and Marketing OfficerGilat Satellite Networks

Pradman Kaul

PresidentHughes, An EchoStar Company

Anne Keeney

Senior DirectorGlen Echo Group

Ann Kim

Managing Director and Head of Frontier TechnologySVB Financial Group

Jason Kim

CEOMillennium Space Systems

Tom Kirkland

VP & GM, Army/SOCOML3Harris Technologies

Kristen Kloster-Grady

VP, MarketingNSR

Josef Koller

Systems DirectorAerospace

Christina Korp

Co-Founder / Astronaut WranglerSPACE for a Better World

Guennadi Kroupnik

Executive Director, Space ExploitationCanadian Space Agency

Roger Lanctot

Associate Director, Global Automotive PracticeStrategy Analytics Ltd.

Natalia Larrea Brito

US DirectorEuroconsult

Kelly Larson

Chief Executive OfficerAquarian Space

Amber Ledgerwood

Director, Social and Environmental ImpactSES Astra S.A.

Erica LeFaive

Legislative Affairs Assoc, Government Operations & Strategic CommunicationsAxiom Space

Lon Levin

VP, New VenturesGEOShare / Lockheed Martin

Ethan Lin

Co-Founder, Vice PresidentTMY Technology Inc

Dr. Agostinho Linhares

Manager of Spectrum, Orbit and BroadcastingAnatel

Whitney Lohmeyer

Chief TechnologistFederal Communications Commission (FCC)

Ron Lopez

President and Managing DirectorAstroscale U.S. Inc.

Kylie Lucas

Corporate Strategy LeadBlue Origin

Erik Luther

Vice President Of ProductsCesiumAstro, Inc.

Kim Macharia

Chair Of The Board Of DirectorsSpace Frontier Foundation

Nelson Malaguti

Counsellor for ITU-R Study Group 4 (SGD/SG4)ITU

Mac Malkawi

PresidentBorderless Labs Inc

Mike Mancini

CFOAstranis

Kate Manning

Communications SpecialistNASA

Josh Marks

CEOAnuvu

Campbell Marshall

Vice President, Government & International MarketsOmnispace, LLC

Dr. Daniel Massey

Program Lead, Operate Through, U.S. DoD 5G to NextG InitiativeU.S. Department of Defense

Neil Masterson

CEOOneWeb

Paul Mattear

Principal Account ExecutiveAmazon Web Services

Jeff Matthews

Specialist LeaderDeloitte Consulting LLC

Judge: Troy McCann

Founder and CEOMoonshot

Ryan McKinney

President of Satellogic North AmericaSatellogic North America

Darren McKnight

Senior Technical FellowLeoLabs Inc

Neil J. McRae

Chief ArchitectBT Group (British Telecom)

Judge: Michael Mealling

General PartnerStarbridge Venture Capital

Jason Mello

PresidentFirefly Space Transport Services (STS)

David Meltzer

Secretary GeneralGVF

Rob Meyerson

Co-Founder and CEOInterlune Corporation

Michelle Miller

Senior Loan OfficerExport-Import Bank of the United States

Judge: Josephine Millward

PartnerOpAmp Capital

Bill Milroy

Chairman and CTOThinKom Solutions, Inc.

Mina Mitry

CEOKepler Communications

Hazem Moakkit

Vice President, Spectrum StrategyIntelsat US LLC

Mike Moran

Senior Vice President, Defense & Intelligence SystemsTerran Orbital Corporation

Valvanera Moreno

Director, Space Procurement ProgrammesSES

Hirokazu Mori

Chief Strategy OfficerWarpspace Inc.

Adrian Morris

Executive Vice PresidentHughes, An EchoStar Company

Clay Mowry

PresidentInternational Astronautical Federation (IAF)

Will Mudge

Vice President, Engineering OperationsSpeedcast

Lilac Muller PhD

Senior Vice President of Product ManagementKymeta Corporation

Scott Mumford

CEOLiquid Intelligent Technologies

J. Armand Musey

President and FounderSummit Ridge Group LLC

David Myers

CEO and PresidentUltiSat

Jean Marc Nasr

Executive Vice President & Head of Space SystemsAirbus

Tobias Nassif

DirectorSpace Data Association

Mario Neri

Director, International CoordinationTelesat LEO Inc

Jessica Noble

General CounselNanoRacks LLC

Judge: Matt O'Connell

Operating PartnerData Collective Venture Capital

Tom Ochinero

Senior Vice President of Commercial BusinessSpaceX

Judge: Michael Palank

General PartnerMaC Venture Capital

Lindsay Papsidero

Program ManagerLockheed Martin Parsec TM

Andrew Parlock

Senior Director of SalesICEYE US

Luigi Pasquali

CEOTelespazio S.p.A.

Brian Pemberton

Vice President Sales and MarketingOmnispace, LLC

Karina Perez Molina

Co-Founder, Zed Factor Fellowship & Manager, Unmanned and Emerging Aviation TechnologiesAerospace Industries Association

Samuel Peterson

Director Of Strategy and InnovationSwedish Space Corporation (SSC)

Ruy Pinto

CEOSES Astra S.A.

Tom Pirrone

CEOInfostellar U.S.

James Platt

Chief, Strategic Defense InitiativesU.S. Department of Homeland Security

William Pomerantz

Vice President, Special ProjectsVirgin Orbit

Darren Pralle

Senior Director, Product ManagementST Engineering iDirect

Ruth Pritchard-Kelly

Senior Advisor, Regulatory & Space PolicyOneWeb

Jason Rainbow

Senior Staff WriterSpaceNews

Ram Rao

Director of EngineeringSES Space & Defense

Sapna Rao

Systems EngineerLockheed Martin Space

Reza Rasoulian

VP, Hughes AviationHughes, An EchoStar Company

Minoo Rathnasabapathy PhD

Research EngineerMIT Media Lab

Bill Raymond

Director of PreSales - USGPlanet PBC

Dave Rehbehn

Vice President, International DivisionHughes, An EchoStar Company

Bulent Altan

CEOMynaric AG

Ryan Reid

PresidentBoeing Satellite Systems International, Inc.

Pacôme Révillon

CEOEuroconsult

Jeff Rex

VP of Programs and Business DevelopmentSpire Global

Brig. Gen. Jeth Rey

Director, Army Futures Command Network Cross-Functional TeamUnited States Army Futures Command

Steve Richeson

VP Sales & MarketingMission Microwave

Mx. Luc Riesbeck

Space Policy Research AnalystAstroscale U.S. Inc.

J.R. Riordan

Chief Revenue OfficerBlackSky Holdings Inc.

Nicole Robinson

PresidentUrsa Space Systems

John Rood

Chairman and CEOMomentus

John Roth

Vice President of Strategy and Business DevelopmentSierra Nevada Corporation

Claude Rousseau

Research DirectorNSR, an Analysys Mason Company

Andrew Rush

President & COORedwire

Susan Saadat

Sr. VP AmericasETL Systems

Shagun Sachdeva

FounderKosmic Apple

Alvaro Sanchez

CEOIntegrasys

Ignacio Sanchís

CCOHispasat

Presenter: Sethu Saveda Suvanam

CEO & FounderReOrbit

Sarah Schellpfeffer

Sector Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Space Systems SectorNorthrop Grumman

Jo-Anne Sears

PartnerVelocity Government Relations

Nuno Sebastião

Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Feedzai & InvestorNeuraspace, SA

Randy Segal

PartnerHogan Lovells

Dr. Teresa Segura

Sr Manager, Emerging Capabilities Investments, Boeing Applied InnovationBoeing

John Serafini

Chief Executive OfficerHawkEye 360

Kartik Seshadri

VP International Products and OperationsHughes, An EchoStar Company

Avi Shabtai

CEORamon.Space

Dr. Vagan Shakhgildian

Vice-President Global Business DevelopmentComtech Telecommunications Corp.

Gwynne Shotwell

President & COOSpaceX

Jim Simpson

Chief Strategy OfficerVirgin Orbit

Cara Sindir

Chief Operations OfficerAirbus U.S. Space and Defense Inc.

Steven Soenens

VP Product MarketingSkyline Communications

Dr. Sara Spangelo

Sr. Director, Satellite Engineering, co-lead Direct to CellSpaceX

Joe Spytek

CEOSpeedcast

Dennis Stone

Project ExecutiveNASA

Jared Stout

Director of Congressional and Regulatory PolicyMeeksBI

Al Tadros

Chief Growth Officer and EVP Space InfrastructureRedwire

Samir Tafech

Senior Director Innovation & DisruptionDETASAD

Dan Tani

Chief of NASA INSPIRE Office, Former NASA AstronautNASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Col. Shane Taylor

PM, Tactical NetworkU.S. Army

Derek Tournear

DirectorSpace Development Agency

Dr. Frank Turner

Technical DirectorSpace Development Agency

Sankar Venkatraman

SVP Digital BusinessDETASAD

Natalia Vicente

VP Public AffairsGlobal Satellite Operators Association (GSOA)

Dr. Laurence Vigeant-Langlois

Managing DirectorAE Industrial Partners LLC

Dirk Wallinger

CEOYork Space Systems

Presenter: Rick Ward

CEOOrbitsEdge

Felix Thomas Wass

President and CEODETASAD

Erin Weber

General CounselABL Space Systems

Dr. Brian Weeden

Director of Program Planning for Secure World Foundation and Executive Director of CONFERSSecure World Foundation

Jaisha Wray

Associate Administrator, Office of International AffairsNational Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

Salim Yaghmour

Director of InnovationIntelsat

Jay Yass

Chief Corporate Development and Strategy OfficerOmnispace

Presenter: Thomas Yen

CEO & Co-FounderTensor Tech

Presenter: Adisesh Yeragudi

CEOAV SpaceTech

Maxwell Zhu

SGAC Policy and Advocacy Platform U.S. Task Force LeadSpace Generation Advisory Council