Chris Tsirlis, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, has been appointed vice president of business development and product innovation at Airbus DS Government Solutions focused on developing satellite communications and networking systems.
Tsirlis announced his appointment at the satcom and networking systems company in a LinkedIn post published Sunday.
In this capacity, he will work with a team of professionals to drive the development of satcom technologies in support of customers’ mission-critical workloads.
He most recently served as a technical product manager at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), where he also served as a solutions architect focused on edge platforms for space/5G and hybrid cloud networks.
Tsirlis spent more than three decades in the Marine Corps, where he held senior information technology leadership roles including director of IT and commanding officer of Marine Wing Communications Squadron 28 and IT operations officer for III Marine Expeditionary Unit G-6.