Global Connected Aircraft Summit Announces 2018 Advisory Board

Share Article

Leading aerospace connectivity event has announced which industry leaders will participate on Advisory Board for next year’s event.

News Image

The Global Connected Aircraft Summit provides airlines, operators, integrators, and technology vendors complete connected solutions – from ground to air and from nose to tail. The Advisory Board is composed of the industry’s most forward thinking leaders. Their main responsibility is to guide the Summit to cover relevant content that will connect business, technology, and industry perspectives that will go beyond just in-flight entertainment to include operations, communications and technologies that impact the aircraft.

This year’s Advisory Board includes:
Andrea Burchett, Group Head, Inflight Commercial, International Airlines Group (IAG)

Roland Brenny, Principal, Information Technology, Flight Crew Systems, Delta Air Lines

Jon Merritt, Director, Flight Operations CNS Programs & Cockpit Technology, United Airlines

Jim Baas, Senior Manager, Flight Technical, FedEx Express

Babar Rahman, Senior Manager, Qatar Airways

Ingigerdur Erlingsdottier, Project Manager, Icelandair

Tara Bamburg, Associate Manager, Southwest Airlines

Max Coppin, Partner Development Manager, Google

James Ladd, Senior Vice President, Digital Aviation, SmartSky Aviation

Richard Nordstrom, Senior Director Global Marketing, Rockwell Collins

Al McGowan, Senior Director, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Panasonic Avionics

Steve Nolan, Director of Communications, Gogo

Erica Brinker, Senior Director, Business Development, Honeywell Aerospace

Earle Olson, Vice President, Industry Affairs, Airborne Wireless Network

This premier aerospace connectivity summit will be held June 4-6, 2018 at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, California.

Fore more information, visit

About Via Satellite
For nearly 30 years, Via Satellite has provided essential news and expert business analysis on the global commercial communications satellite industry, including current and evolving applications, infrastructure issues, technology, and business and regulatory developments around the world. Top satellite executives from 160 countries read Via Satellite to fully understand the industry and maximize their companies’ profits.

About Avionics
Avionics is the leading source for global aviation technology intelligence, covering the latest developments with the connected aircraft, NextGen, avionics innovation and global air traffic management modernization. More than a magazine, this is the platform for in-depth analysis on the global aircraft electronics market, used by top avionics executives, engineers, pilots and professionals throughout the value chain.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Sean Dillon
since: 01/2014
Follow >
GCA Summit
Like >
Via Satellite Magazine

Follow us on
Visit website