Speakers

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Antonio Abad Martín

Chief Technical and Operations OfficerHispasat

Lynn Allen

Optical Scientist- Civil and Commercial ImagingHarris Corporation

Richard Ambrose

Executive VP SpaceLockheed Martin

Delian Asparouhov

PartnerKhosla Ventures

Frank Backes

Senior Vice President of SATCOM Products and Federal Satellite SolutionsKratos

Natalya Bailey

CEOAccion Systems

David Bair

CEO, Eutelsat AmericaEutelsat

David Ball

Chief Executive OfficerSpace Environment Research Centre

Tara Bamburg

Associate Manager, Product DevelopmentSouthwest 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

Rodolphe Belmer

CEOEutelsat

Balazs Bertenyi

RAN TSG Chairman3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)

Chris Blackerby

Group COOAstroscale

Curt Blake

PresidentSpaceflight

Jay Bloom

Vice President, Ground Systems & OperationsOneWeb

Kristi Bradford

Space Architecture DepartmentThe Aerospace Corporation

Marco Brancati

CTOTelespazio

Kenneth Bray

Acting Associate Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and ReconnaissanceUnited States Air Force

Jon Brickey

Senior Vice PresidentMastercard

Tory Bruno

President and CEOUnited Launch Alliance

Shelli Brunswick

Chief Operating OfficerSpace Foundation

Carissa Bryce Christensen

Founder and CEOBryce Space and Technology

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

Bruce Cathell

Vice President, Government OperationsViasat

Nicolas Chamussy

Executive Vice President, Space SystemsAirbus Defense and Space

Bruce Chesley

Senior Director, StrategyBoeing Space & Missile Systems

Robert Cleave

Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)Vector Launch Inc.

Phil Clifton

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

Steve Collar

President and CEOSES

Massimo Comparini

CEOe-GEOS

Rob Coneybeer

Managing DirectorShasta Ventures

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Senior Vice President, Government Policy and StrategyInmarsat, Inc.

Erik Daehler

Director, Commercial Space BDLockheed Martin

Mark Dankberg

Chairman & CEOViasat

Chris Davenport

Space CorespondantWashington Post

Nathan de Ruiter

Senior ConsultantEuroconsult

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

Simonetta Di Pippo

DirectorUnited Nations

Jennifer Donaldson

Aerospace EngineerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Elizabeth Driscoll

Business Development DirectorSpaceflight Inc.

Gary Drutin

CEONovelSat

Bryan Eagle III

VP Business DevelopmentAstroCast

David Eccles

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

Ralph Ewig

CEOAudacy

Maher Ezzeddine

CEO of Ideanco and ChairmanHarvard Business School Aerospace Alumni Group

Debra Facktor

Vice President and GM, Strategic OperationsBall Aerospace

Tim Farrar

PresidentTMF Associates

John Finney

FounderIsotropic Systems

William Fisher

Advisor and Executive-in-ResidenceWipro Technologies

Simon Flannery

Managing DirectorMorgan Stanley

Patrick Fletchall

VP of Business and Product DevelopmentTunnel Radio of America

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 CEOStellar Solutions

Marino Fragnito

Vice President, Vega Business UnitArianespace

Antonio Franci

Future Projects DivisionEuropean Space Agency (ESA)

Donald (Don) Gabriel

General ManagerEchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C.

Dan Gager

Vice President, Business DevelopmentCOMSAT

Doyle Gallegos

Lead ICT Policy SpecialistWorld Bank

Damien Garot

Managing PartnerJansky Partners

Dennis Gatens

Chief Commercial OfficerCloud Constellation Corporation

Charles Glass

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

Daniel S. Goldberg

CEOTelesat

Moti Goldshtein

Head of ProductsGilat Satellite Networks

Andy Grey

Head of Strategy - SpaceNational Physical Laboratory

Kalpak Gude

General Counsel and Head of Global RegulatorySwarm Technologies

Russell Hannigan

CEO/FounderEarthNow, LLC

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

David Helfgott

CEOPhasor

Doug Hendrix

Chief Executive OfficerExoAnalytic Solutions

Erick J. Hernandez

Director, IT InfrastructureSilversea Cruises

Jennifer Hindin

PartnerWiley Rein

Andy Hoagland

Senior Data Analytics EngineerHawkEye 360

Pete Hoene

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

Aarti Holla

Secretary GeneralEMEA Satellite Operators Association

Michael Hollenbeck

CTOOptisys

Mark Holmes

Editorial Director, AerospaceVia Satellite

William Hosack

Chief Executive OfficerOrbital Micro Systems

Erwin Hudson

Vice President, Telesat LEOTelesat

Susan Irwin

Principal AdvisorEuroconsult

Mohd Nazri Ismail

Assoc. Prof. Dr.National Defence University of Malaysia

Stéphane Israël

CEOArianespace

Chris Johnson

President, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Space & Missile SystemsBoeing Company

Mr. Keith Johnson

COO and Executive Vice PresidentSpeedCast

Karen Jones

Sr. Project LeaderThe Aerospace Corporation

Kas Kalba

PresidentKalba International, Inc.

Sami Kassab

Executive DirectorExane BNP Paribas

Pradman Kaul

PresidentHughes, an EchoStar Company

Rebecca Keiser Ph.D.

Head, Office of International Science and EngineeringNational Science Foundation

Joseph Kernan (Invited)

Defense Undersecretary for IntelligenceU.S. Department of Defense

Ammar Khan

Principal System EngineerInmarsat Global, Ltd.

Justus Kilian

PrincipalSpace Angels

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

Marzio Laurenti

CEOTelespazio Brasil

Dr. Jean-Yves Le Gall

PresidentCentre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Nicolas Le Gallou

EDRS Engineering ManagerESA / ESTEC

Steven Lett

Diplomat, Chief ExecutiveCospas-Sarsat

Lon Levin

President and CEOGEOshare

Jeb Linton

CTO, Partner Success & Cognitive SecurityIBM Watson and Cloud Platform

Mr. Rick Lober

VP/GM Defense and Intelligence Systems DivisionHughes Network Systems

Pamela Logan

Technical AnalystDefense Contract Management Agency

Andrew Lucas

SVP Satellite Operator & Mobility Vertical MarketsComtech EF Data

Ina Lui

Senior Vice President Commercial, Business Development & StrategyAsiaSat

Dr. Robert Lutwak

Senior Technologist for PNTAir Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Dire

Adam Maher

PresidentUrsa Space Systems Inc.

Jennifer Manner

Senior Vice President of Regulatory AffairsEchoStar Corporation

Gary Martin (Invited)

CECOM Deputy to the Commanding GeneralPEO C3T

Jim Maser

Senior Vice President, SpaceAerojet Rocketdyne

Hans Massart

Market Director BroadcastNewtec

Todd Master

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

Deepak Mathur

Senior Vice President, Commercial, Asia-Pacific and Middle EastSES

Paul Mattear

Vice President of Business Development and SalesKymeta

Jeff Matthews

Specialist LeaderDeloitte

Georg Mayer

Chairman3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)

Jan McKinnis

Chief 5G Engineer, Phased Array & RF Technologies, Ball AerospaceBall Aerospace

David Meltzer

Secretary GeneralGVF (Global VSAT Forum)

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.

Mina Mitry

CEOKepler Communications

Peter Moosbrugger

Chief Technologist Phased Array & RF TechnologyBall Aerospace

Richard Mortellaro

Senior Vice President, Satellite ServicesEchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C.

Navid Motamed

Associate Vice President, Satellite Systems Development and Spectrum EngineeringAT&T

Lilac Muller

Vice President of Product ManagementKYMETA CORPORATION

Dr. Kumar Navulur

Sr. DirectorDigitalGlobe

Erin Neal

PrincipalVelocity Government Relations

Annie Neligh

Product Manager, Data IntegrationPlanet Labs

Dr. Charles Norton

Small Spacecraft Missions, Science Mission DirectorateNASA

Annamarie Nyirady

Assistant Managing EditorVia Satellite

Matt O'Connell

Managing PartnerSeraphim Capital

Tara O'Shea

Director of Forest ProgramsPlanet

Richard Oberman (Invited)

Chief of StaffHouse Science Committee

Justin Oliveira

CEOAnalytical Space

Franco Ongaro

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

Diego Paldao

Director, Key AccountsOneWeb

Chirag Parikh (Invited)

Deputy Director for CounterproliferationNational Geospatial Intelligence Agency NGA

Emma Park

Vice President, EuropeSigfox

Rupert Pearce

CEOInmarsat Global, Ltd.

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

Ball Aerospace

Mark Pieczynski

VP, Business Development & Strategy, Flight Systems GroupNorthrop Grumman

Ruy Pinto

CTOSES

James Platt

Director, PNT OfficeU.S. Department of Homeland Security

Peter Platzer

CEOSpire

Joseph Portale

Strategic Planner PrincipalLockheed Martin Space Systems

Jane Poynter

CEO and Co-FounderWorld View Enterprises

Ric Prentiss

Managing DirectorRaymond James

Kirk Pysher

PresidentInternational Launch Services

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.

Mark Rigolle

CEOLeoSat Enterprises

Nick Rossmann

Lead, Intel Research and OperationsIBM

Claude Rousseau

Research DirectorNSR

Andrew Rush

President & CEOMade In Space

Shagun Sachdeva

AnalystNSR

Alvaro Sanchez

CEOINTEGRASYS SA

Emmanuel Sauzay

Director, Commercial SpaceAIrbus Defense and Space Inc

Paul Scardino

Senior Vice PresidentGlobecomm

Brian Schettler

Managing DirectorBoeing HorizonX Ventures

Jan Schmidt

Head of SpaceSwiss Re

Michael Schwartz

Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business DevelopmentTelesat Canada

Gwynne Shotwell

President & COOSpaceX

Todd Simon

Executive in residenceDN Capital

Bob Smith

CEOBlue Origin

Michael Smith

Senior Vice President, Enterprise SolutionsKratos

Phil Smith

Senior Space AnalystBryce Space and Technology

Miki Sode

Commercial Innovation Program ManagerInternational Space Station National Laboratory

Stephen Spengler

CEOIntelsat US LLC

Cory Springer

Cory Springer, Director of Weather and Environment, Ball AerospaceBall Aerospace

Garr Stephenson

Vice President of Airborne ISR SolutionsUltiSat, Inc.

Raz I. Tamir

Chief Executive OfficerNSLCOMM LTD

Paul "Rusty" Thomas (Invited)

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

Giles Thorne

IT Hardware & Infrastructure, Equity ResearchJefferies Group

Sloane Trugman

Founder & CEOUPDATAD Project; Amunet Insights LLC / Founding Subcommittee Co-Chair on Democratic Resilient Systems, Blockchain For Impact

Thomas Van den Driessche

CEONewtec

Ronald van der Breggen

Chief Commercial OfficerLeoSat Enterprises

Martin Van Schaik

Senior Vice PresidentThales Alenia Space

Gautham Viswaroopan

Chair of Council of ChaptersStudents for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)

Jean-Luc Vuillemin

Executive Vice President, International NetworksOrange Business Services

Jonathan Ward

Atlas Organization

Charity Weeden

President and Co-FounderLquinox Consulting

Fred Wilson

Business Development Lead, Space SystemsAerojet Rocketdyne

Tom Wilson

President, SpaceLogisticsNorthrop Grumman

Dr. Michael Wittek

Merck

Danielle Wood

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

Dr. Martin Zhu

EconomistFederal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Spencer Ziegler

Director, Space UKSCISYS

Thomas Zurbuchen

Associate AdministratorNASA Science Mission Directorate