Via Satellite is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Satellite Executive of the Year Award

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Via Satellite, the premier publication providing essential news and expert business analysis on the global satellite communications marketplace, including current and evolving applications, infrastructure issues, technology, and business and regulatory developments around the world, announced today that it’s accepting nominations for the prestigious Satellite Executive of the Year Award.

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"Not just anyone can get this award, only the creme de la creme, the elite of the elite, those who have a knack for disruption and innovation, and are making a real business impact from it can get this award," said Mark Holmes.

Via Satellite, the premier publication providing essential news and expert business analysis on the global satellite communications marketplace, including current and evolving applications, infrastructure issues, technology, and business and regulatory developments around the world, announced today that it’s accepting nominations for the prestigious Satellite Executive of the Year Award.

The honoree will be chosen on the durable contributions made to the global satellite market including innovative technologies, best practices, important services, or any combination of these.

Via Satellite will announce the most outstanding industry executive of the year at a special celebration luncheon at SATELLITE 2019 on Wednesday, May 8th, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. This celebration will be followed up with an in-depth interview of the honoree, which will be showcased in the June 2019 issue of Via Satellite.

The honoree will be selected from a pool of candidates by the Via Satellite editorial staff, including Editorial Director, Mark Holmes. Plus, for the first time, the entire satellite community will be able to cast their vote for who they feel is most deserving of the award.

"Not just anyone can get this award, only the creme de la creme, the elite of the elite, those who have a knack for disruption and innovation, and are making a real business impact from it can get this award," said Mark Holmes. “These honorees are the most high profile, take charge in the industry,” Holmes added.

The deadline to nominate an executive for this prestigious award is February 22, 2019. To nominate an executive visit https://www.satellitetoday.com/nominate/.

The 2017 honoree was Gwyneth Shotwell, President and COO, SpaceX. In recent years, honorees have also included outstanding industry executives Stephane Israel, Chairman & CEO of Arianespace in 2016; 2015 honoree, Michel De Rosen, Chairman & CEO, Eutelsat Communications; 2014 honoree, Dan Berkenstock, Head of Product & Partner Development, Skybox at Google, Inc., and more.

For more information, please visit https://www.satellitetoday.com/nominate/

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