Chairman & CEO, ViaSat, Inc.
Mark D. Dankberg is a co-founder of ViaSat Inc. and has served as CEO and Chairman of the company, since its inception in 1986. Under his leadership, ViaSat has consistently been one of America’s fastest growing technology companies.
Mr. Dankberg is an acknowledged industry expert in aerospace, defense, and satellite communications, and is the leading visionary for a new generation of high-capacity satellite systems. He has received a number of awards for innovation leadership, including induction into the SSPI Satellite Hall of Fame in 2015.
Mr. Dankberg began his career with the Collins Radio Division of Rockwell International, and at Linkabit Corp in San Diego, where he held positions in engineering, technical management and business segment management.
He earned BSEE and MEE degrees from Rice University and is a member of the Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Hall of Fame.
Executive Insight Roundtable 1: Competition in Space
Monday, 18 January 2016