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CEOs from OneWeb and Telesat to Keynote at the SATELLITE 2021: LEO Digital Forum

SATELLITE 2021: LEO Digital Forum to take place online April 6-8

Rockville, MD – March 10, 2021 – The SATELLITE Conference announces the two keynote speakers, Neil Masterson, CEO, OneWeb, and Dan Goldberg, CEO, Telesat, to speak at its upcoming LEO Digital Forum, the first major satellite event of the year taking place April 6-8 on a digital event platform.

Telesat set the industry abuzz by announcing an investment of billions of dollars in its LightSpeed LEO constellation, one of the most ambitious projects seen in the industry recently. The initial 298 satellite constellation is a major statement of intent. In his keynote presentation on Tuesday, April 6, Dan Goldberg, Telesat’s CEO, will discuss LightSpeed and why he thinks the system is destined to propel Telesat towards an exciting future.

The rise, fall, and rise again of OneWeb was one of the biggest stories in satellite last year. The company, now owned by the UK Government and Bharti Global, is looking forward to a new chapter after a headline-making and somewhat turbulent 2020. Neil Masterson, who was appointed OneWeb’s CEO in November 2020, will open the LEO Digital Forum on Wednesday, April 7 with his keynote presentation, Neil’s first public speaking engagement at a major satellite event.

“The LEO Digital Forum is the digital satellite event to attend in the first half of 2021,” said Mark Holmes, Satellite Group Content Director.  “In addition to the CEOs from OneWeb and Telesat, the speaker line-up features CEOs from SES, Eutelsat, Hughes and Iridium, plus end user customers Air Canada, Maersk, and OmniAccess.  This program will set the stage for conversations to continue at the in-person SATELLITE Conference in July.”

The LEO Digital Forum is part of the SATELLITE 2021 conference program, and the full agenda can be viewed here.

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About SATELLITE 2021

SATELLITE unites a diverse community of aerospace and connectivity thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts from around the world for most important global satellite technology event of the year. In 2021 SATELLITE is keeping business moving forward by pairing digital and in-person content and networking. Digital programs begin in April, and the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition will take place on July 26-29, 2021 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center located at 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. For more information, please visit