Co-founder, Chairman of the Board and Executive Chairman
Mark Dankberg is Co-founder, Chairman of the Board and Executive Chairman of Viasat, Inc., a global communications company. In this role, he focuses on advancing the strategic technology and business direction of the Company, as well as shapes the national and global space and broadband regulatory environments that are critical to Viasat’s global strategy.
Mark is an industry expert in the communications, aerospace and defense sectors. A recognized space communications visionary, he has spoken broadly about the need to maintain a safe and sustainable space environment. He is also known for leading a new generation of ultra-high capacity satellite systems that have the technical and economic capabilities to help connect the world.
Mark earned B.S. EE and M.S. EE degrees from Rice University and is a member of the Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Hall of Fame.