John Guiney leads the team responsible for the design, development, and delivery of the OneWeb Fleet Management Segment, including the Satellite Operations Center (SOC) hardware and software, and the Telemetry, Tracking, and Control (TT&C) Earth Stations. John’s organization is responsible for development of the Fleet Operations plans and products, along with building the Fleet Management team to operate the OneWeb constellation that currently has 428 satellites in orbit, growing to 648 satellites by late 2022. John has overseen the hiring and management of a team that now has more than 100 people and is responsible for controlling the OneWeb constellation from a SOC in Northern, VA and another in London, England.
John joined the OneWeb team in mid-2015. He has more than 38 years of Mission Operations experience, including Design and Integration, Mission Readiness, Mission Operations, and System Test experience. He has directly participated in the launch and early orbit operations of more than 45 launches of over 525 satellites. John’s experience includes a mix of commercial, NASA, and Department of Defense (DoD) satellite programs. John is a veteran of constellation operations and concept design, including the Iridium Launch and Early Orbit (L&EO) team, Teledesic Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) lead, and Celestri concept of operations design support.