Mark D. Dankberg

    • Media Contact:
      Bruce Rowe
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Chairman & CEO
    • Organization:VIASAT INC.
    • Area of Expertise:broadband, satellite communications
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: broadband, satellite communications
      Summary of expertise:
      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 co-authored several military standards on satellite networking, and holds a number of patents in communications and satellite networking technologies. He has participated on Department of Defense advisory panels and was invited to testify before a Congressional committee on high technology growth companies and IPOs.
      Entrepreneur of the Year in San Diego 2000, Satellite Industry Executive of the Year 2003, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aerospace International Communications Award 2008, Rice University Engineering Hall of Fame
      Prior media experience:
      Live shots on Bloomberg West, Reuters, CNBC, local TV; interviews for print with WSJ, NY Times, USA Today, Forbes, BusinessWeek, and more.
      Educational background:
      BSEE and MEE, Rice University

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