South Dakota School of Mines and Technology: Bachelor of Science in Electrical
Engineering, Graduated in 1983.
9/2010 to Present
SENIOR TECHNICAL MANAGER, OPERATIONS
Iridium, 44330 Woodridge Parkway, Leesburg, Virginia 20167
· Technical manager of more than 100 subcontractor at the Leesburg Satellite and Network Control Center in Leesburg Virginia.
· Responsible for providing Iridium’s decisions with regards to major satellite anomalies and participating with the anomaly review boards. Additionally, I have worked day to day with the control center’s Chief Engineer to determine solutions which ranging from minor operational changes to replacing a mission satellite with a spare satellite.
· Responsible for maintaining service and improving L-band coverage, reducing risk of satellite losses by directing changes in satellite operations, developing satellite software upgrades, implementing the ground system changes and reviewing service and operations trending.
· Responsible for leading the space segment efforts to assure the space assets meet existing payload performance as new services are proposed and rolled out.
· Responsible managing network infrastructure upgrades related to cyber security. Additionally, I am currently responsible for rewriting Iridium’s Satellite Network Control Center security policies.
· Responsible for authorizing conjunction avoidance maneuvers for the Iridium LEO constellation (currently 72 satellites). Periodically met with JSpOC to improve our LEO conjunction processes.
· Responsible for hosting tours within the control center for various customers, bankers, insurance parties, and occasionally host meetings with various government satellite operators (JPL, NASA, etc.) to show how our Iridium team performs commercial operations on 71 LEO satellites.
· Responsible for reporting status of the constellation and ground network to Iridium’s senior management and responsible for creating a number of monthly, quarterly and yearly reports.
· Responsible for Iridium current constellation operational and facility budgets and managing most of the capital projects related to the space segment.
10/2008 to 08/2010
DIRECTOR NEW BUSINESS
Orbital Science Corporation,
· Responsible for directing Orbital’s technical responses for RFIs and RFPs.
· Working with the customer and leading the Orbital’s technical team to design a payload that will meet the RF requirements and maximize payload performance to close their business case.
· Working with potential payload vendors to develop Orbital’s payload capabilities for future DoD and UAV satellites.
· Supporting Orbital’s customer support organization response to major in-orbit anomalies
05/2006 to 10/2008
SENIOR. SATELLITE SYSTEMS ENGINEER
01/2005 to 05/2006
SATELLITE SYSTEMS ENGINEER
PanAmSat Corporation (PanAmSat merged with Intelsat in 05/2006), 1600 Forbes Way,
02/2001 to 02/2004
DEPUTY OPERATIONS MANAGER
01/1999 to 08/2000
SENIOR SPACECRAFT PLANNING ANALYST
ICO Global Communications,
08/1997 to 12/1998
SENIOR SPACECRAFT ANALYST
ICO Services Incorporated,
11/1994 to 07/1997
SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER
Boeing Space Systems,
08/1989 to 10/1994
Hughes Space and Communications Group,
03/1986 to 07/1989
TECHNICAL STAFF ENGINEER
Hughes Radar Systems Group,
03/1984 to 03/1986
SATELLITE TEST ENGINEER
Hughes Space and Communications Group,
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