Chris Hetmanski, a more than 20-year satellite and telecommunications industry veteran, has joined UltiSat as chief technology officer of the Gaithersburg, Maryland-based managed network services provider
Ultisat said Thursday he will oversee development of the company’s end-to-end technology and service offerings for customers globally.
He has previously worked at multiple companies that provide develop, implement and operate mobile and fixed satellites for U.S. government, military and commercial clients.
Prior to UltiSat, he served as CTO of Airbus DS Satcom Government and Vizada.
Hetmanski started his career as a software engineer at MITRE Corp. in 1993 and later held management, technical and operational roles at COMSAT, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Telenor Satellite Services.