ST. HELIER, Jersey--(BUSINESS WIRE)--O3b Networks announces the appointment of Jack Deasy to lead O3b’s US and International Government sales and business development efforts.
Deasy joined O3b Networks in 2013 to develop partnerships and solutions to meet the satellite broadband requirements of governments, intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations. He led some of the first successful government sales engagements for O3b in these key markets. Previously, Deasy led business development activities for public safety/disaster response and aeronautical and UAV programs at Inmarsat, and worked at the FCC as both an International Bureau Manager and Latin American Telecommunications Specialist.
O3b provides unique satellite enabled services that bring fiber performance and satellite reach to connect high speed broadband to remote and inaccessible areas of the planet. The innovative satellite and network operator was named 2016 Satellite Operator of the Year by Via Satellite and recently began installing some of the first services for international aid agencies and US Government clients across Africa and the Middle East.
Charles Hannaford, Chief Commercial Officer for O3b Networks said, “I am delighted to have Jack lead our government sales team, a key market segment for O3b. He has consistently brought a clear understanding of Government customer technical and procurement needs and is single-minded in his focus to make sure that O3b aligns to deliver beyond customer expectations.”
About O3b Networks Limited
O3b Networks Limited is a global satellite service provider operating a next-generation satellite network for telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, enterprise and government customers in emerging markets. The O3b system combines the global reach of satellite with the speed of a fiber‐optic network providing billions of consumers and businesses in nearly 180 countries with low‐cost, high‐speed, low latency Internet and mobile connectivity. O3b Networks’ investors include SES, Google, Liberty Global, HSBC Principal Investments, Northbridge Venture Partners, Allen & Company, Development Bank of Southern Africa, Sofina, Satya Capital and Luxempart. O3b Networks is headquartered in St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.