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Intelsat Names David J. Broadbent New Head of Government BusinessNovember 13, 2023 | BUSINESS WIRE
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Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of connectivity to the U.S. Government, has tapped David J. Broadbent as its new President, Government Solutions. Effective today, Broadbent is responsible for Intelsat’s government business globally and joins the company’s seven-member Management Committee. He reports to Intelsat Chief Executive Officer David C. Wajsgras.
Broadbent comes to Intelsat from Raytheon Technologies, where he served most recently as president of the company’s Space Systems business unit. Broadbent had been with Raytheon for 21 years in various senior business development, program execution, contracts, supply chain management and financial planning roles. Before joining Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems team in the U.K. in 2002, he worked with Vickers Defence Systems in engineering design, supply chain, and program management in both Germany and the U.K.
“Dave Broadbent has spent his entire, successful career navigating complex U.S. and international government business environments, and he has a strong track record of delivering exceptional results at every level,” Wajsgras said. “Dave is the right leader for our Government Solutions team at this juncture, with his demonstrated history of building highly effective teams and customer relationships, capturing new business and driving continuous improvement in execution and operations.”
Governments and NGOs around the world leverage Intelsat’s connectivity solutions across all domains: air, land, sea, and space. The company has a fleet of nearly 60 satellites providing coverage to 99% of the earth’s populated regions, as well as over 100,000 miles of terrestrial fiber optic cable, and strategically located teleports worldwide. Intelsat provides broadband connectivity, video communications, and mobility services for government applications ranging from homeland security and remote military operations to disaster preparedness and recovery.
“This is a great time to join the Intelsat team,” said Broadbent. “The company has a strong global presence and a distinguished history of innovation, customer focus and delivering on its commitments. With an exciting multi-orbit strategy and technology roadmap, we are incredibly well positioned for growth in the rapidly evolving SATCOM and services sector.”
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Keysight Technologies, Inc. has joined other industry leaders and key AI stakeholders in a U.S. Department of Commerce initiative to support the development and deployment of trustworthy and safe AI.
New Report Suggests India Can Expand Role in Global Semiconductor Value Chains with the Right Policies02/14/2024 | SIA
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) today welcomed the release of a report evaluating India’s existing semiconductor ecosystem and policy frameworks and offering recommendations to facilitate longer-term strategic development of complementary semiconductor ecosystems in the U.S. and India.
Nexa3D Completes Acquisition of Essentium Adding High-Speed Extrusion to Its Powerful Additive Manufacturing Portfolio01/15/2024 | BUSINESS WIRE
Nexa3D, the ultrafast 3D printing leader, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Essentium, a distinguished manufacturer of high-speed extrusion (HSE) 3D printers and materials.
In a recent FutureScape report, IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Amart Cities and Communities 2024 Predictions — Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan and China ) Implications, IDC predicts that in 2024, 50% of APEJC cities and states will pilot GenAI to improve efficacy in community outreach and customer service, procurement, staff recruitment and training, and software development.