Chris Hetmanski has more than 20 years of satellite and telecom industry experience developing, deploying and operating mobile and fixed satellite solutions in support of U.S. government, military, and commercial applications. As chief technology officer of Speedcast Government, Mr. Hetmanski is responsible for developing all of the company’s end-to-end products, services, and solutions for its global customers.

Prior to working with Speedcast Government, Mr. Hetmanski played a key role in the technical development of several companies, including Airbus DS Satcom Government, Inc. (ASGI) and Vizada, where he also served as CTO. Chris started his career in 1993 as a software engineer with The MITRE Corporation and later joined COMTSAT Labs, COMSAT Mobile Communications, Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications and Telenor Satellite Services, where he served in key technical, operational and/or management roles.