Speakers

Check out the current line-up of 2019 speakers below!

Antonio Abad Martín

Chief Technical and Operations OfficerHispasat

David Alexander

Director, Geospatial Management OfficeU.S. Department of Homeland Security

Lynn Allen

Optical Scientist- Civil and Commercial ImagingHarris Corporation

Majed Alonazi

Senior Executive for Special ProjectsTAQNIA Holding

Richard Ambrose

Executive VP SpaceLockheed Martin

Randy Anders

Vice President, North AmericaHughes

Jim Armor

Director, Government RelationsNorthrop Grumman

Delian Asparouhov

PartnerKhosla Ventures

Frank Backes

Senior Vice President of SATCOM Products and Federal Satellite SolutionsKratos ISI

Natalya Bailey

CEOAccion Systems

David Bair

CEO, Eutelsat AmericaEutelsat

David Ball

Chief Executive OfficerSpace Environment Research Centre

Tara Bamburg

Manager, Inflight WiFi and EntertainmentSouthwest Airlines

Sirisha Bandla

Business Development and Government Affairs ManagerVirgin Orbit

John Baras

Professor and DirectorUniversity of Maryland

Jenny Barna

Director of LaunchSpire

Christopher Baugh

PresidentNSR

Andrew Beard

CEO & Co-FounderVanu Inc

Rodolphe Belmer

CEOEutelsat

Balazs Bertenyi

RAN TSG Chairman3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)

Chris Blackerby

Group COOAstroscale

Curt Blake

PresidentSpaceflight Inc.

Jay Bloom

Vice President, Ground Systems & OperationsOneWeb

Chris Boshuizen

Entrepreneur in ResidenceData Collective

Chris Boyd

Senior Director of Vertical Market SolutionsVT iDirect

Kristi Bradford

Space Architecture DepartmentThe Aerospace Corporation

Marco Brancati

CTOTelespazio S.p.A.

Devin Brande

Director, Product ManagementOrbital Insight

Jon Brickey

Senior Vice PresidentMastercard

Jim Bridenstine

AdministratorNASA

Dylan Browne

President, Government Business UnitOneWeb

Tory Bruno

President and CEOUnited Launch Alliance

Shelli Brunswick

Chief Operating OfficerSpace Foundation

Klaus Bruun Egeberg

Head of Mobility & Connectivity, Future Solutions Fleet Management & TechnologyMaersk

Carissa Bryce Christensen

Founder and CEOBryce Space and Technology, LLC

Susan Bull

Senior ConsultantCOMSYS LLP

Jonathan Caldwell

Vice President for Navigation Systems / GPS III Program ManagerLockheed Martin

Lisa Callahan

VP & GM Commercial Civil SpaceLockheed Martin

Tom Campbell

General Manager, Space Antennas and Structures Space and Intelligence SystemsHarris Corporation

Alessandro Caranci

Head of the Line of Business Satellite CommunicationTelespazio S.p.A.

Sean Casey

VP of Commercial Business DevelopmentAtlas Space Operations

Nicolas Chamussy

Executive Vice President, Space SystemsAirbus Defense and Space

Dr. Bruce Chesley

Senior Director, Strategy, Boeing Space and LaunchBoeing Company

Alex Clavel

Managing Director & PartnerSoftBank Group Corp.

Robert Cleave

Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)Vector Launch Inc.

Phil Clifton

President, SEDS at Georgia Tech, and Startup Space Project ManagerSpace Frontier Foundation

Jon Cobin

Executive Vice PresidentGogo

Steve Collar

President and CEOSES

Massimo Comparini

CEOe-GEOS

John Conafay (Emcee)

Business Development and Operations ManagerAstranis

Rob Coneybeer

Managing DirectorShasta Ventures

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Senior Vice President, Government Policy and StrategyInmarsat Government

Eric Cross

CTO, C3 Global Broadband SolutionsViasat

Erik Daehler

Director, Commercial Space BDLockheed Martin

Mark Dankberg

Chairman & CEOViasat

Chris Davenport

Space CorespondantWashington Post

Ian Dawkins

CEO, ITC Global & Senior Vice President, Network OperationsPanasonic

Jo De Loor

VP Market DevelopmentNewtec

Leonardo de Morais

Commissioner, BrazilAnatel

Nathan de Ruiter

Managing Director, CanadaEuroconsult

Tim Deaver

Director of US Space SystemsAirbus Defense and Space

Wouter Deknopper

Vice President and General Manager, MaritimeIridium Communications

Maria Demaree

Vice President & General Manager, Space Mission SolutionsLockheed Martin

Frank DeMauro

Sector Vice President & Space Systems Group PresidentNorthrop Grumman Innovation Systems

Nick Dempsey

AnalystBarclays Capital

Matthew Desch

Chief Executive OfficerIridium Communications

Simonetta Di Pippo

DirectorUnited Nations

Anton Dolgopolov

Senior Analyst, Aerospace Engineering and SatellitesBryce Space and Technology, LLC

Lisa Dreher

Chief Marketing Officer, New Space Brand StrategistGuideforce

Elizabeth Driscoll

Business Development DirectorSpaceflight Inc.

David Eccles

Deputy Director, Center for Space Policy and Strategy, General Manager, National Space Systems Engineering DivisionThe Aerospace Corporation

Justin Edward Park

PresidentIntergalactic Education LLC

Stephen Eisele

VP of Business DevelopmentVirgin Orbit

Tim Ellis

Co-Founder and CEORelativity Space

Karen Emery

Director of Product ManagementiDirect

Etop Esen

Commercial Innovation Manager, Remote Sensing and AerospaceInternational Space Station National Laboratory

Troy Etulain

Project Director, Digital DevelopmentFHI 360

Ralph Ewig

CEOAudacy

Maher Ezzeddine

CEO of Ideanco and ChairmanHarvard Business School Aerospace Alumni Association

Debra Facktor

Vice President and GM, Strategic OperationsBall Aerospace

Tim Farrar

PresidentTMF Associates

Negar Feher

VP of Product Strategy and Business DevelopmentMomentus

John Finney

FounderIsotropic Systems

Simon Flannery

Managing DirectorMorgan Stanley

Brien Flewelling

Chief Space Situational Awareness ArchitectExoAnalytic Solutions

Ken Flowers

Vice President - GovernmentIridium Communications

Nathalie Font

Digital ChampionThales Alenia Space

Celeste V. Ford

Founder and ChairStellar Solutions

Marino Fragnito

Vice President, Vega Business UnitArianespace

Antonio Franchi

Future Projects DivisionEuropean Space Agency (ESA)

Donald (Don) Gabriel

General ManagerEchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C.c/o Hughes Network Systems

Dan Gager

Vice President, Business DevelopmentCOMSAT

Yossi Gal

VP Sales OperationsGilat Satellite Networks

Doyle Gallegos

Lead ICT Policy SpecialistWorld Bank

Damien Garot

Managing PartnerJansky Partners

David Garrood

SVP Market DevelopmentPhasor Inc.

Dennis Gatens

Chief Commercial OfficerCloud Constellation Corporation

Jean-Philippe Gillet

Vice President & General Manager, NetworksIntelsat US LLC

Charles Glass

Chief, International Spectrum Policy DivisionNational Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

Daniel S. Goldberg

CEOTelesat

Carmen Gonzalez-Sanfeliu

CCOABS Global Limited

Rajeev Gopal

Vice President, Advanced ProgramsHughes

Kalpak Gude

General Counsel and Head of Global RegulatorySwarm Technologies

Alissa Haddaji

Planetary Protection Project OfficerCommittee on Space Research (COSPAR)

Tanya Harrison

Director of ResearchArizona State University NewSpace Initiative

David Hartshorn

CEOGeeks Without Frontiers

Hamp Haucke

Director, SCM IT and TechnologyDelta Airlines

Shayn Hawthorne

Senior Manager and AWS Ground Station Program LeadAmazon Web Services

Doug Hendrix

Chief Executive OfficerExoAnalytic Solutions

Caleb Henry

Staff WriterSpace News

Erick J. Hernandez

Director, IT InfrastructureSilversea Cruises

Jeffrey Hill

ChairDC5G 2019

John Hill

Principal Director, Space PolicyOffice of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Jennifer Hindin

PartnerWiley Rein

Andy Hoagland

Senior Data Analytics EngineerHawkEye 360

Pete Hoene

President & CEO, USAF (Ret.)SES Government Solutions

Lars Hoffman

Senior Vice President of Global Launch OperationRocket Lab

Aarti Holla

Secretary GeneralEMEA Satellite Operators Association

Michael Hollenbeck

CTOOptisys LLC

Mark Holmes

Editorial Director, AerospaceVia Satellite

William Hosack

Chief Executive OfficerOrbital Micro Systems

David Howgill

PresidentHuckworthy

Erwin Hudson

Vice President, Telesat LEOTelesat

Susan Irwin

Principal AdvisorEuroconsult

Mohd Nazri Ismail

Assoc. Prof. Dr.National Defence University of Malaysia

Stéphane Israël

CEOArianespace

Rafferty Jackson

Strategy & Development, Principal at Jack Industries & an Astia AngelJack Industries

Akther Javid

Director IoT Strategy and Partner ManagementSprint

Chris Johnson

President, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Space and LaunchBoeing Company

Keith Johnson

COO and Executive Vice PresidentSpeedcast

Karen Jones

Sr. Project LeaderThe Aerospace Corporation

Therese Jones

Senior Director of PolicySatellite Industry Association (SIA)

Fabien Jordan

CEOAstroCast

Talal Kaissi

Advisor - Strategic ProjectsUAE Space Agency

Kas Kalba

PresidentKalba International, Inc.

Sami Kassab

Executive DirectorExane BNP Paribas

Rebecca Keiser Ph.D.

Head, Office of International Science and EngineeringNational Science Foundation

Diederik Kelder

Chief Strategy OfficerLeoSat Enterprises

Ammar Khan

Principal System EngineerInmarsat Global, Ltd.

Ann Kim

Managing DirectorFrontier Technology Inc.

Amaresh Kollipara

Founder & Managing PartnerEarth2Orbit, LLC

Kay Koplovitz

Founder, USA Networks; Co-Founder, ChairSpringboard Enterprises

Les Kovacs

VP of Business DevelopmentFirefly Aerospace

Lisa Kuo

Director of Technical SalesPanasonic Avionics Corporation

Jay LaPrise

SVP, Global Transmission OperationsEncompass Digital Media, Inc.

Marzio Laurenti

CEOTelespazio Brasil

John Lawrence

Director, Sales & MarketingGomSpace

Dr. Jean-Yves Le Gall

PresidentCentre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Sebastien Lehnherr

COOSpeedcast

Steven Lett

Diplomat, Chief ExecutiveCospas-Sarsat

Lon Levin

President and CEOGEOShare / Lockheed Martin

Kenneth Levy

Vice PresidentIridium Communications

Wendy Lewis

PrincipalStrategic Voice

Jeb Linton

CTO, Partner Success & Cognitive SecurityIBM Watson and Cloud Platform

Rick Lober

VP/GM Defense and Intelligence Systems DivisionHughes

Pamela Logan

Technical AnalystDefense Contract Management Agency

Andrew Lucas

SVP Satellite Operator & Mobility Vertical MarketsComtech EF Data

Justin Luczyk

Director, Business DevelopmentAirbus

John Lyotier

CEORightMesh

Vivienne Machi

Air Force/Capitol Hill ReporterDefense Daily

Adam Maher

PresidentUrsa Space Systems Inc.

Jennifer Manner

Senior Vice President of Regulatory AffairsEchoStar Corporation

Gregory Martin

VP, Maritime SegmentSES Networks

Deepak Mathur

Executive VP, Global SalesSES Video

Barry Matsumori

CEOBridgeSat Inc.

Paul Mattear

Vice President of Business Development and SalesKYMETA CORPORATION

Jeff Matthews

Specialist LeaderDeloitte

Georg Mayer

SA TSG Chairman3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)

Michael Mealing

COOStarbridge Venture Capital

Mirna Mekic

Director, Product Management – User TerminalsOneWeb

Catherine Melquist

Director of Business Development, Private LTE, NetNumber, & PresidentMobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA)

David Meltzer

Secretary GeneralGVF

John Metzger

VP, Software EngineeringVector Launch Inc.

Charles Miller

CEOUbiquitiLink Inc.

James Miller

Deputy Director, Policy and Strategic Communications, Space Communications and Navigation ProgramNASA Headquarters

William (Bill) Milroy

Chairman and CTOThinKom Solutions, Inc.

Colin Mitchell

General Manager, Space Systems and RangesHarris Corporation

Mina Mitry

CEOKepler Communications

Hazem Moakkit

Vice President, Corporate and Spectrum StrategyIntelsat US LLC

Anton Moldovan

Chief Engineer ISR & Mobility ServicesUltiSat

Katherine Monson

Business DevelopmentKongsberg Defense Systems

Peter Moosbrugger

Chief Technologist Phased Array & RF TechnologyBall Aerospace

Eleanor Morgan

Bigelow Aerospace Systems Engineer & Reserve PilotUS Air Force

Richard Mortellaro

Senior Vice President, Satellite ServicesEchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C.c/o Hughes Network Systems

Navid Motamed

Assistant Vice President, Public PolicyAT&T

Lilac Muller

Vice President of Product ManagementKYMETA CORPORATION

Scott Mumford

Group Managing Executive - Satellite & VSATLiquid Telcom

Sergy Mummert

SVP, Business Development, AmericasSES

J. Armand Musey

President and FounderSummit Ridge Group LLC

Gustavo Nader

Vice President, StrategyThales InFlyt Experience

Dr. Kumar Navulur

Sr. DirectorDigitalGlobe

Erin Neal

PrincipalVelocity Government Relations

Annie Neligh

Product Manager, Data IntegrationPlanet Labs

Dan Nevius

CEOAnalytical Space

Dr. Charles Norton

Special Advisor, Small Spacecraft MissionsNASA Science Mission Directorate

Matt O'Connell

Managing PartnerSeraphim Capital

Tara O'Shea

Director of Forest ProgramsPlanet

Ko Ogasawara

Vice President & General Manager, Space SystemsMitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Franco Ongaro

Director of Technology, Engineering and Quality (D/TEC), and Head of ESTECEuropean Space Agency (ESA)

Dara Panahy

PartnerMilbank LLP

Chirag Parikh

Director, Office of Sciences and MethodologiesNational Geospatial Intelligence Agency NGA

Emma Park

Vice President, EuropeSigfox

Joel Parker

Aerospace EngineerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Vinay Patel

Senior Director International DivisionHughes, an EchoStar Company

Mike Pence

Vice President of the United States of America

Lauren Penneys

Director of Business Development and SalesDescartes Labs

Ana Perez-Neira

Scientific CoordinatorCentre Tecnologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTT)

Ken Peterman

President, Government SystemsViasat

Shelley Petroy

Manager, Earth Science Mission DevelopmentBall Aerospace

Ruy Pinto

CTOSES

James Platt

Director, PNT OfficeU.S. Department of Homeland Security

Peter Platzer

CEOSpire

Michael Pollack

CEOTraville Group

Joseph Portale

Senior Program ManagerLockheed Martin Space Systems

Michael Potter

Co-Founder & DirectorGeeks Without Frontiers

Grégory Pradels

Small Satellites DevelopmentAerospace Valley

Ric Prentiss

Managing DirectorRaymond James

Kirk Pysher

PresidentInternational Launch Services (ILS)

Greg Quiggle

VP of Product ManagementKratos

Chris Quilty

PresidentQuilty Analytics

Ramesh Ramaswamy

SVP and General Manager, International DivisionHughes, an EchoStar Company

Reza Rasoulian

Vice President, Global Connectivity & Shipboard Technology OperationsCarnival Corporation & PLC

Minoo Rathnasabapathy

Research EngineerMIT Media Lab

Benjamin Reed

Deputy Division DirectorNASA's Satellite Servicing Projects Division

Dave Rehbehn

Vice President, International DivisionHughes, an EchoStar Company

David Reichert

Global Business Development, Electronics and Imaging, Interconnect SolutionsDuPont

Ryan Reid

Program Director, SES O3b mPOWERBoeing Satellite Systems International, Inc.

Floris Reimbold

Director, Head of IFEC TechnologyLufthansa

Dorothy (Di) Reimold

Director of Strategic OperationsFAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation

Raymond Richards

Program ManagerU.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Brian Rider

CTOLeoStella

Mark Rigolle

CEOLeoSat Enterprises

Kent Rominger

Vice President Strategic Programs Propulsion Systems DivisionNorthrop Grumman

Aviv Ronai

VP Marketing & ProductNovelSat

Claude Rousseau

Research DirectorNSR

Andrew Rush

President & CEOMade In Space

Shagun Sachdeva

Senior AnalystNSR

Melissa Sampson

Sr. Manager Advanced Systems, Commercial Aerospace and Strategic TechnologyBall Aerospace

Alvaro Sanchez

CEOINTEGRASYS SA

Ignacio Sanchis

CCOHispasat

Emmanuel Sauzay

Director, Commercial SpaceAirbus Defense and Space

Paul Scardino

SVP, Sales Operations and Business DevelopmentSpeedcast

Brian Schettler

Managing DirectorBoeing HorizonX Ventures

Jim Schier

Chief Architect and Deputy Director of System Engineering for Space Communications and NavigationNASA

Robbie Schingler

Co-Founder And Chief Strategy OfficerPlanet

Jan Schmidt

Head of SpaceSwiss Re

Doug Schroeder

DASD Space, Strategic,and Intelligence Systems / Deputy Director, National Intelligence DivisionOffice of the Secretary of Defense

Michael Schwartz

Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business DevelopmentTelesat Canada

Vagan Shakhgildian

President and CEOUHP Networks Inc

Dr. Mike Short

Chief Scientific AdviserU.K. Department for International Trade

Gwynne Shotwell

President & COOSpaceX

Sanjay Singam

Director, Space Segment Management for Panasonic Avionics & Vice President of Global EngineeringITC Global

Bob Smith

CEOBlue Origin

Michael Smith

Senior Vice President, Enterprise SolutionsKratos

Phil Smith

Senior Space AnalystBryce Space and Technology, LLC

Steven Soenens

Vice President, Product MarketingSkyline Communications

Stephen Spengler

CEOIntelsat US LLC

Dr. Nicos Spyropoulos

Executive Director, Business DevelopmentWorld View Enterprises

Adrián Steckel

CEOOneWeb

Kevin Steen

President and CEOiDirect

Tom Stroup

PresidentSatellite Industry Association (SIA)

Brendan Sullivan

CTO/CIORigNet, Inc.

Patompob (Nile) Suwansiri

Chief Commercial OfficerThaicom Public Company Limited

Mandy Sweeney

Vice President of OperationsMuseum of Science Fiction

Al Tadros

Vice President of Space Infrastructure and Civil SpaceSSL

Raz I. Tamir

Chief Executive OfficerNSLCOMM LTD

Maj. Gen. Roger Teague (Ret.)

Vice President, Government OperationsBoeing Space and Intelligence Systems

Tom Tengan

Director of Digital EnterpriseSiemens Industry Software

Paul "Rusty" Thomas

Program Manager - BlackjackU.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Giles Thorne

IT Hardware & Infrastructure, Equity ResearchJefferies Group

Kenneth Turner

Deputy Director, Spectrum Policy and ProgramsU.S. Department of Defense

Thomas Van den Driessche

CEONewtec

Ronald van der Breggen

Chief Commercial OfficerLeoSat Enterprises

Martin Van Schaik

Senior Vice PresidentThales Alenia Space

Marcus Vilaςa

CTOYahsat

Jorge Villarreal

CEOElara Communicaciones S.A. de CV

Gautham Viswaroopan

Chair of Council of ChaptersStudents for the Exploration and Development of Space, USA

Jean-Luc Vuillemin

Executive Vice President, International NetworksOrange Business Services

Jonathan Ward

Founder & CEOAtlas Organization

Charity Weeden

President and Co-FounderLquinox Consulting

Tom Whayne

Chief Financial OfficerOneWeb

Dan White

Executive Vice President of Americas RegionSwedish Space Corporation

Ryan Whitley

Director of Civil Space PolicyNational Space Council at The White House

Fred Wilson

Business Development Lead, Space SystemsAerojet Rocketdyne

Krystal Wilson

Director of Space Applications ProgramsSecure World Foundation

Dr. Michael Wittek

Manager, Merck KGaAMerck

Danielle Wood

Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, Director of Space Enabled Research GroupMIT Media Lab

Lisa Wood

Director, Space SciencesBall Aerospace

Ali Younis

Head of Buisness DevelopmentAstranis

Patrick Zeitouni

Head of Advanced Development ProgramBlue Origin

Dr. Martin Zhu

EconomistFederal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Spencer Ziegler

Director, Space UKSCISYS

Thomas Zurbuchen

Associate AdministratorNASA Science Mission Directorate