Dan Morris, a former senior account executive at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has been named senior director of government services at Gaithersburg, Maryland-based satellite communications firm.UltiSat.
Morris will be responsible for helping expand the company’s projects with U.S. defense agencies and professional services portfolio, UltiSat said Tuesday.
He previously held senior-level roles in sales, business development, operations and program management at Adobe’s federal business and ARINC.
Morris also served as vice president of services at MicroStrategy, managing member at Semper Serve, director of business management services at OMNITEC Solutions and senior test and evaluation engineer at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC).
Before he joined the private sector, Morris was a U.S. Navy sailor and officer aboard USS Camden, USS Nimitz, USS Merrill, USS Stethem and USS Howard.
He also commanded USS Squall rotational crew during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
“His strong military experience and commercial achievements add depth and knowledge to our growing sales organization, ” said Amy Gwinn, UltiSat’s senior vice president of government services.
UltiSat offers satellite communications products, services and infrastructure comprised of very small aperture terminal, airborne surveillance systems, teleport and mobile satellite services.