HS ASCEND Gerry Jansson

Gerry Jansson

Director, Telesat

Gerry Jansson is the Government Services Director for Telesat U.S. Services and is responsible for architecting a hybrid SATCOM capability with Telesat’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) network, Telesat Lightspeed, to meet the U.S. Government, its allies and coalition partner’s needs.

Mr. Jansson has over 30 years’ experience in research, development and deployment of advanced communication technology and has published in the field of hosted payloads, service solution development and demonstration. Prior to Telesat, Mr. Jansson was responsible for business development for space systems and hosted payloads at Intelsat General Corporation, Intelsat’s government business unit. Mr. Jansson held various satellite payload roles with Intelsat, Orion Network Systems and Lockheed Martin AstroSpace.

Mr. Jansson earned his BSEE from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison.

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