Peter Hadinger

CTO. Inmarsat

Peter and his high calibre engineering team are developing next generation technologies and satellite infrastructure that will enable innovative connectivity services and solutions across land, sea and in the air. These services and solutions sustain operational, safety and mission critical applications for businesses and governments across the world.

After joining Inmarsat in 2011 to help develop the market-leading Global Xpress programme, Peter became President of the business unit responsible for US Government sales and programmes at Inmarsat and subsequently became CTO in late 2017.

Prior to joining Inmarsat, Peter spent 30 years as a leader in technology development, engineering and government spacecraft programmes at Northrop Grumman. He holds multiple patents in advanced communications technology and systems.

He also has a diverse regulatory and policy background, having successfully led industry efforts in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Telecom Services Agreement, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) World Radio Conference Advisory Committee, the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, plus a one-year fellowship in the United States Senate.

Peter received his Batchelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, an MBA with emphasis in finance and strategic planning from George Mason University and serves on engineering advisory boards at Virginia Tech. He was inducted into the Cal Poly Pomona Engineering Hall of Fame in 2014.

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