Press Release 7


Contact: Isabel Burnham, Assistant Marketing Manager

MAERSK Lead Mobility Solutions Executive Announced as Keynote Speaker at SATELLITE 2019

Rockville, MD. – Thursday, March 21, 2019 – SATELLITE is proud to announce the 2019 Monday Keynote Luncheon speaker – Klaus Bruun Egeberg, Head of Mobility & Connectivity, Future Solutions, Fleet Management & Technology for A.P. Moller – Maersk. During his keynote, Klaus will address the satellite industry and outline the networking/connectivity needs for the maritime transportation industry. His presentation will cover mobile connectivity beyond telecoms, the future of smart ships, IIoT, LTE, and 5G in the maritime space. He will also outline how LEO constellations and GEO satellites could help fulfill the future needs of his industry.

Klaus Bruun Egeberg leads the strategic development of Maersk’s technology and IT to deliver future customer-centric capabilities for one of the world’s largest shipping lines. Throughout his career, he has created ground-breaking products and platforms for the company. He is an experienced maritime industry executive, skilled electrician, programmer, project manager, technical manager and technological strategist. He is passionate about technology and how it can be used to create and shape the future.

Egeberg joins an impressive speaker lineup on which a large percentage are executives from companies outside the satellite industry such as Mastercard, Delta Airlines, USA Networks, DuPont, United Nations, Merck, AT&T, Morgan Stanley, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Deloitte, Amazon Web Services, Southwest Airlines, IBM, NTIA, and more.

SATELLITE attendees will dive into the technology and applications driving connectivity innovation and walk away with the tools they need to turn insight into profit for their business. Curated in collaboration with a variety of content partners, the conference program ventures outside of traditional satellite industry discussions setting the stage for holistic and dynamic debates that are essential to progress.

SATELLITE 2019 will be held May 6-9, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center located at 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

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About SATELLITE 2019

SATELLITE unites 15,000 aerospace and connectivity thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts from over 100 countries for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year. Serving all industries looking to better their business operations or enhance their strategy through connectivity, the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition will take place on May 6-9, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C.