Leadership

Senior Management Team

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Linked-InSteve Collar

CEO

 

Steve Collar has been involved with O3b Networks since its inception and served on the board before becoming CEO in March 2011.

 

Before this, Steve was Senior VP Market Development at SES WORLD SKIES where he led efforts to expand their satellite and service portfolio, had responsibility for their long term strategy and was a key player in their acquisition of ProtoStar 2.

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Andrew Browne

CFO

 

Andrew formally served as CFO at SES and was CFO at Intelsat from 1995 to 1998 where he was instrumental in building the foundation for privatization and the formation of the spin-off ‘New Skies Satellites’.

 

Andrew was CFO at New Skies from 1998 to 2008, overseeing IPOs on the Euronext and NYSE. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Intl Space University in Strasbourg.

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Linked-InJohn Baughn

EVP Global Services

 

John Baughn joined O3b In January 2015. With 20+ years’ experience in leading technology dominant business’ including Ciena and Motorola to become more services and software driven.

 

John’s expertise lies in driving continuous profitable business growth around managed, professional services operations. He is a design agent and innovator, driving modernization and monetizing networks.

 

 

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Linked-InStewart Sanders

CTO

 

Before joining O3b, Stewart was SVP of Planning & Procurement at SES where he was responsible for satellite and launch vehicle procurement, satellite fleet technical planning and innovation program management.

 

Whilst at SES, Stewart worked on the initial development of the O3b NOC. Stewart has worked at BTI, Intelsat, ICO, NEW SKIES SATELLITES and SES and was the founding Chairman of the Space Data Association.

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Linked-InJohn Finney

CCO

 

John leads O3b’s global sales and marketing teams. Before joining O3b Networks, John was the Regional Managing Director for Ciena Corp, responsible for Northern Europe, Russia and the Middle East.

 

Between 2004 and 2007 John held a number of positions at Alcatel-Lucent, later becoming VP of International Accounts for the Northern Europe region. John was a founding member of Huawei Technologies’ European team.

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Thai Rubin

Executive VP, General Counsel

 

Thai Rubin manages all legal and regulatory matters at O3b Networks. Before joining O3b in 2010, Thai served as Senior VP and General Counsel at SES WORLD SKIES.

 

He became General Counsel there in 2003 and oversaw a series of exciting transactions including their public listing on the New York Stock Exchange and their subsequent sale to SES S.A. in 2006.

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Linked-InDara McCann

Executive VP, HR & Organisation Development

 

Dara joined O3b from Expand Coaching (a company she founded in 2005), where she was an Executive Coach and HR consultant. As an HR expert she takes a pragmatic approach to engaging, developing and optimizing the right people to realize organizational goals.

 

Over her career, Dara has worked with companies including Ricoh, DSGi, PayPoint, Premier Foods, LGi and CMG.

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Linked-In‘D’ D’Ambrosio

Executive VP, 

Government Solutions

 

‘D’ is responsible for identifying Government satellite service needs and ensures that O3b is capable of meeting those needs worldwide. These customers include both military and civilian agencies.

 

‘D’ is a COMSAT alumnus and has worked for Stratos, Iridium Satellite, Loral, Inmarsat and Boeing, expanding the government usage by introducing new technologies.

Investors

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Board of Directors

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John W. Dick
Chairman and Director
O3b Networks
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Karim Michel Sabbagh
President and CEO
SES
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Gerson Souto
Chief Development Officer

SES
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Christophe De Hauwer
Senior Vice President Development
SES Luxembourg
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Martin Halliwell
Chief Technology Officer
SES
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John H. Gowen
Vice President
LGI Ventures
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Victor Casier
Senior Investment Manager
Sofina
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Moez Daya
Managing Partner
Satya Capital
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Larry Alder
Co-Leader Alternative Access Group
Google
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Jamie Goldstein
Partner
North Bridge Venture Partners
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Paul A. Gould
Managing Director
Allen and Company
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Romain Bausch
Chairman Board of Directors
SES
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Sajjad Sabur
Managing Director
HSBC
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Richard Cole
Global Head, Principal Investments & Private Equity
HSBC