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 ThursdayÂ he will oversee development of the company’sÂ end-to-end technology and service offeringsÂ forÂ customers globally.
He has previously workedÂ at multipleÂ companies that provideÂ develop, implement and operate mobile and fixed satellites for U.S. government, military and commercial clients.
Prior to UltiSat, he served as CTO ofÂ Airbus DS Satcom GovernmentÂ and Vizada.
Hetmanski started his career as a software engineer atÂ MITRE Corp.Â in 1993 and laterÂ held management, technical and operational roles atÂ COMSAT, Â Lockheed MartinÂ (NYSE: LMT) andÂ Telenor Satellite Services.