Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments, and militaries around the world communicate. Today, the Company is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people’s lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air, or at sea.
Viasat recently expanded its operations in Europe and setting a foundation for its upcoming ViaSat-3 satellites by purchasing the remaining 51% share of Euro Broadband Infrastructure (EBI), the wholesale broadband services business created as part of Viasat’s former partnering arrangement with Eutelsat Communications.
In today’s episode, Rick Baldridge shares Viasat’s plans for KA-SAT, as well as Viasat’s broader commitment to Europe and its road-map to ensuring ViaSat-3 his supporting a full suite of offerings to consumers and businesses. I also learn how Delta recently selected Viasat’s in-flight connectivity to revolutionize the customer experience.
Rick Baldridge is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Viasat, Inc. He is responsible for the executive and operational leadership of the Company, with a focus on building and growing a customer-centric organization that will continue to deliver compelling global services and products.
Rick oversees the corporate strategy and operations for the organization, guiding and evaluating the Company’s three operating segments (Broadband Services, Government Systems, and Space & Commercial Networks) and cultivating and maintaining relations with the investor community.
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