[SatNews] Globecomm is proud to announce that Jonathan Kirchner has joined the executive team as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Product Management, reporting to Keith Hall, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kirchner will lead the development of Globecomm’s long-term, Global Corporate Strategy and Product Strategy.
Mr. Kirchner brings expertise in leading growth-focused global companies and creating corporate strategy, business operations and go-to-market strategies in a range of industries. Much of his technology focus has been satellite-enabled communication and Earth observation/remote sensing services; data, information and business intelligence services as well as Industrial Internet of Things (IoT).
Prior to joining Globecomm, Mr. Kirchner served as President and Chief Operating Officer of GeoOptics, Inc., an early-stage satellite-based environmental data services company. He previously served as Executive Vice President & General Manager for British-owned Arqiva Satellite & Media, managing its US operations out of Washington D.C. During his ten years at Loral Space & Communications, he started and managed the Loral/Alcatel joint venture business based in the UK and oversaw a global marketing, product management and business development team as Vice President, Global Marketing & Business Development for Loral Skynet.
“We are very excited to add Jon to our executive team,” said Globecomm CEO, Keith Hall. “He brings a level of creativity, experience and discipline that will strengthen our strategic approach to the growth of our data management and information logistic services moving forward.”