Gregory Francis

Managing Director

Access Partnership

David Gelerman


Advantech Wireless

John Landovskis

PLM and Business Development Vice President for the VSAT and Modem Products

Advantech Wireless

Nabil Shanti

Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer


James Trevelyan

Sales Director


Leonard Carey

M2M Business Development Manager - EMEA

AT&T M2M and Mobility Applications

Matthew O'Connor

Chief Operating Officer


Mauricio Segovia

General Manager


Keith Sonnet

Chief Executive

Computer Aid International

Simon Bull

Senior Consultant


Jeremy Rose

Senior Consultant


Elisabeth Tweedie


Definitive Direction

Federico Masier

President & Chief Executive Officer

Digitaria International

Roger Adamson

Chief Executive


Erez Antebi

Chief Executive Officer

Gilat Satellite Networks

Aditya Chatterjee

CTO & Senior VP, Engineering

Global Eagle Entertainment

David Hartshorn

Secretary General


Andrew Wallace


Hermes Integration

Ramesh Ramaswamy

Vice President, Sales and Marketing, International Division

Hughes Network Systems

Eric Watko

Vice President


Jonathan Nierenberg

Senior Vice President Business Development

IDT Global

Paul Deedman

Manager, Spectrum Regulation


Nick Dowsett

Director Managed Services


Pushpender Singh

Chief Technical Officer

Maju Nusa

John Stoltz

Director, Business Development

Network Innovations

Serge Van Herck



Chris Baugh

President and Founder

Northern Sky Research (NSR)

Sally-Anne Ray

Managing Director


John Finney

Chief Commercial Officer

O3b Networks

Philippe Combe

Marketing Program Manager


Paul Ziegler



Chris McLain

Principal Engineer

Panasonic Avionics

Gregory Martin

Director IT Operations

Royal Caribbean International

Norbert Schroeder

Senior Engineer

RPC Telecommunications

Ali Mohadjer

President & CEO


Deepak Mathur

Senior Vice President, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East


Aslan Tricha

Vice President, Commercial Infrastructure Solutions


Martin Wiesner

Director - Satellite M2M

Stream Communications

Salvation Alibor


Syscomptech Communications

Adonis Violaris

Managing Director

Teleaccount Overseas with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

Paul Shen


TVU Networks

Garrett Hill

Chief Executive Officer


Shawkat Ahmed

Advisor to the CEO


Welcome to the VSAT 2015 website!

Informa Telecoms & Media are partnering with COMSYS in 2015 to produce the 17th annual VSAT  conference, working together as we did since 2012 to make sure that this one-of-a-kind event matures and evolves with the industry.

VSAT 2015 is the annual meeting place for the major decision makers from across the industry to focus on key issues, discuss the latest industry developments and identify opportunities across the globe.

Whether you want to catch up with your industry peers, meet potential and existing business partners or learn about the industry and market developments – VSAT is the premier industry event for you!

“The VSAT event is the highlight of the year for the Satellite Service Provider. Nowhere else can you hear about the latest trends and developments, receive honest presentations on the state of the industry and network with senior level business owners and leaders” Andy Frost, VP Strategic Business Development, Signalhorn Trusted Networks GmbH


  • Longer networking breaks during the conference sessions
  • Bigger, better VSAT Industry Awards ceremony – enter now to have your achievements recognised!
  • Pre-event networking party – your chance to host and meet with industry executives in an informal environment to kick off the show in style!


  • More panel discussions – interact with our expert panellists – ask questions and share your views!
  • Get insight into the consumer experience with our end user focus sessions
  • Get an unbiased opinion at our morning analyst breakfast briefings
  • VSAT VAR case studies: challenges, benefits



  • Shorter presentations showcasing thought leadership, technological innovation and practical applications of VSAT
  • Real application and deployment stories from across the ecosystem – what works and what doesn’t?

350+ Senior Level Decision Makers – Network, learn and do business with everyone you need to know in the VSAT industry

Learn from 40+ visionary speakers – learn from the experiences and success stories from the industries heavy weights. They will showcase thought leadership, facilitate discussion and provide a basis for forward thinking debates.

Cutting Edge and Interactive Programme – Benefit from 3 days of content bringing together visionary keynotes, varied and interactive panel discussions, Q&A sessions and intimate workshops.

Bigger and Better exhibition – Take time out during the conference breaks to have a wonder around our bigger exhibition area featuring all the top vendors and suppliers showcasing their latest products and services.

Online networking – access to the online networking system before and after the event, allowing you to maximise you networking experience.

Global Attendance – 38 countries represented covering every major VSAT hotspot.

I always walk away from the conference with new business ideas that are working in markets other than mine.

Imran Malik, CEO, Supernet

Very focused and interesting. An event not to miss.

Andrea Cardellicchio, Marketing & International Market Development, Telespazio

Just the right size for effective networking… top notch stream of speakers.

Kevin Tester, Editor, IMarEST/Maritime Electronics

Excellent forum to meet clients and prospects. Very focused group in attendance.

Vinod Shukla, Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager, Hughes

Excellent way to understand the challenges and initiatives that satellite operators face and are engaged in.

Shamanga Ilunga, Senior Manager, Africa Comms Network Infrastructure, Standard Bank

Speaking Enquiries

Mark Callender, Conference Manager Tel: +44 (0) 207 017 4890

Sponsorship & Exhibition Enquiries

Marc Wallentin, Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0)207 017 5655

Marketing, Press and Media Enquiries

Rachael Cross, Marketing Assistant Tel: +44 (20) 337 73248

Delegate Booking Enquiries

Customer Services Tel: +44 (0)20 7017 5506